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The Unique Bamboo Train in Cambodia Reopens

2018 January 04

After being closed for railways overhaul in the late 2017, Cambodia's bamboo train is now back on track.

This unique rail vehicle was shut down in October 2017 to make way for a proper train service. But, now, tourist can use Cambodia's bamboo train service in Battambang, which is set up on a different set of tracks.

 

Located more than 20km from the city, the new bamboo train began operations on December 31st. The train provide service for local and international tourist to visit Banan temple area.

 

The line starts near the base of Phnom Banan, on which sits the Angkorian temple, in Kanteu II commune's Sang Village, before ending 4km down the line at Chhoeuteal commune.

 

The price for localsis around 10.000 riel (about $2.50) per ride, while foreigners will pay twice the amount to enjoy the experience around the Banan temple, ancient carvings and fruit orchards.

  • Cambodia
  • Bamboo train
  • Battambang

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