Italy's State Run Rail Company Is Under Fire For This 'Racist' Advertisement

Italy’s state run rail company,┬áTrenitalia, has a new system, the Guardian reports.

Rather than just having first and second class tickets on trains, they now have four different types of ticket. And if you are unfortunate enough to have the worst type of ticket, you not only cannot use the cafeteria, but you can’t even walk through the three other types of carriage.

Yes, you’re totally segregated!

So, to advertise this new system, the company chose four pictures of groups in the four different areas. Can you guess which area ended up with a photo ethnic minority?

Blogger Alessandro Gilioli noticed the strange marketing decision, and managed to get a snap before the company pulled the picture and claimed it was all a big misunderstanding:

Italy Train Company Racist

Photo: L’Espresso

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