Norries: Bamboo Railway in Cambodia October 28, 2008Posted by chandrapong007 in Cambodia.
Tags: Bamboo Railway in Cambodia, Cambodian Moon Express Norry, Norries
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”.