• 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)
  • 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)
  • A view of rural South Korea from the V-train, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)
  • A farmer steps out of his field to exchange eggs for beer from V-train passengers during a brief stop at a rural station, May 9, 2013. (R. Kalden/VOA)

South Korea's Newest Trains Take the Tracks Less Traveled

Published May 13, 2013

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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