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Monday, July 27, 2009

Who's Afraid Of A Train At 40 MPH?

You want a light rail system in our area? You may have to get creative about it, like they do in the Philippines. Some resourceful 'entrepreneurs' in Manila have built what look to be trolleys and use them to get commuters around the city... on active railroad lines.

Here's more on this story, and some crazy pictures, from the 'Oddity Central' blog.

1 comment:

shaan said...

it was really funny and show his poverty in the transportation...i hope it was not a safe traveling the rail roads.........

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