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Bangkok market train – train meet market, market meet train

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For some surreal and bizarre reason the Maeklong Market in Bangkok, Thailand is  built smack on top of a working train line. Eight times a day the market parts like the Red Sea to let trains through, and then returns to normal business. Apparently only two lives have been lost in twenty years. More here

Maeklong Market video 1 – from the front as train approaches.

Maeklong Market video 2 – footage from the back of the train

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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