PP to Kampot Rail Survey

Lots of reconstruction has been going on this year on the track from Phnom Penh to Kampot. They are using the old track but putting in new concrete ties. You can’t miss the yellow service trains working on the track in numerous locations.

Ready for new ties near Phnom Ch’nork

Abandoned rail station in Kampot

Rail service trains outside kampot rail station

Rail service trains outside kampot rail station

Lone bamboo train out of business

Outside Kampot rail station

Stacks of old rail ties

Stacks of new rail ties

Inside abandoned Kampot rail station

Empty tracks north of Kampong Trach

The start of something new

Out with the old

Doing my part

Real workers

A temporary solution

Work goes on without the rail operating

Commotion on the tracks between Takeo and PP

Kids on the tracks. Notice the track quality.

Delivering new rail ties

One last bamboo train assembly

Curved portion can’t hide the crooked track

Bamboo training

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