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Swiss railway issues toilet instructions for tourists

The Mount Rigi railway in Central Switzerland has installed signs for tourists displaying the right and wrong way to use public toilets.

The Mount Rigi railway, Switzerland.
The Mount Rigi railway, Switzerland. Image by Gabriel Hess / CC BY-SA 2.0

In an effort to improve the cleanliness of the toilets, the railway is using pictograms to show tourists that you should not squat, but rather sit, on the toilet seat and that paper should be put in the toilet and not in the rubbish bin. Read more: thelocal.ch