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South Korea's Newest Trains Take the Tracks Less Traveled

South Korea's national railroad operator has initiated two new lines to give passengers a chance to re-explore a scenic rural region.
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The O-train at Seoul Station, South Korea, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)
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The O-train at Seoul Station, South Korea, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)

A colorful snack bar in the O-train, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)
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A colorful snack bar in the O-train, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)

A children's play area in a car of the O-train, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)
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A children's play area in a car of the O-train, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)

The V-train rolls shuttle between two countryside stations and has large windows to allow better views of the scenery, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)
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The V-train rolls shuttle between two countryside stations and has large windows to allow better views of the scenery, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)

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