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Norries: Bamboo Railway in Cambodia October 28, 2008

Posted by chandrapong007 in Cambodia.
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Cambodia’s main train service only runs four times a month and derailments are common. Little wonder locals prefer a different option. ‘Norries’ are little more than bamboo slabs with wheels and run on the state-built track. With a top speed of 50 km per hour, the norry network is far superior to the train. As one driver explains; “People like these because they’re fast and on time”.

Source: http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec-uGDbKNcw&feature=related



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