Bamboo Railway - Cambodia

Enterprising locals in Battambang, Cambodia, have developed a unique railway. It's made from recycled tank wheels, small motorcycle engines and lashings of bamboo

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+21 1. wongraven commented 10 years ago

If there is a will there is a way, or in this case - a railroad !! :(|)
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+10 2. beerholder commented 10 years ago

This somehow reminds me of the early development of railways in Europe and the US. Railroad Tycoon anyone? :)
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+18 3. ChewableYeti commented 10 years ago

This is great how they make something really simple out of spare parts. It shows that the big thing aren't always better and sometimes the smaller, simpler things are...
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+4 4. Premtm commented 10 years ago

I wonder how they react when they come head on with the regular trains. Will they have enough time to stop and get out of the track as the brakes depend entirely on the drivers leg power... :S
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-5 5. drienuldrie commented 10 years ago

they must have been drinking hand sanitizer
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+4 6. CarcharotH commented 10 years ago

"because they derail and it delays their trip" - yeah, that's what's most bothersome about derailings...
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+3 7. snotraddict commented 10 years ago

Government vs. the individual will and resourcefulness. Non-government is usually the best choice as clearly illustrated here!
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0 8. buckleg08 commented 2 years ago

people investment...8-)
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0 9. Judge-Jake commented 79 days ago

Very impressive, great service