Off the rails.

by Dominic Stafford

Christmas this year was a weird one. Finding myself in dusty Cambodian provincial capitals seems to be a habit of mine. Following an awful Christmas lunch in a shack, a friend and I had a walk along the local train line. It’s been out of use since 2006, and to say it has decayed would be an understatement. The Asian Development Bank and the Royal Government have said that services on this stretch of track will be running again by 2013, but from what we saw, it might not be happening so soon…