Wonderful photographs of Chinese stream railway

Another gem from the Daily Telegraph:

While China boasts the world’s most extensive high-speed rail infrastructure with over 16,000 kilometers of track, the Shixi-Bagou railway is still a primary connection for local villagers between towns and is kept alive by tourist cars carrying passengers for ten times the price. The rail line came into service in the late 1950s and the train was initially used to transport coal from a now-shuttered mine before passenger carriages were added.

Two photographs from the set are below, and the rest here.  A lot of modelling challenges here, from the grimy yard, to the bamboo and paddy fields.

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