CAMBODIA'S BAMBOO TRAINS

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STORY: CAMBODIA'S BAMBOO TRAINSDATELINE: August 13 , 2011LENGTH: 0:04:38LOCATION: CAMBODIAThey're called "Cambodia's Bamboo Trains" and they are one of the most inexpensive ways to travel through the country. The "norry" has been a popular form of transportation in Cambodia for years, but since the country's railway closed down for reconstruction in 2009 -- it has become one of the only options for long-distance travel. Lifestyles has more on the hand-made trains and the people who make them! PKG47-year-old Pich (PICK) Mark makes his living on the railway's of Cambodia. For 15 years, Pich (PICK) has been building, driving and repairing his own "norry's" --- hand-made, bamboo trains that run on Cambodia's existing rail network. Pich (PICK) lives in the a remote district 50 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. And, business has been booming for him since 2009, when the country stopped operating most of its passenger trains while it rebuilt and upgraded the system. Wit Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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