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Rail Rides Link South Koreans to Rural Roots (VOA On Assignment June 28)i
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June 28, 2013
VOA Correspondent Steve Herman tells On Assignment's Doug Bernard about two new train lines in South Korea giving passengers a chance to explore a scenic, rural region that saw an end to its glory days amid the decline of the timber and coal industries. Steve says the trains are the first in South Korea purely designed for leisurely travel.

Rail Rides Link South Koreans to Rural Roots (VOA On Assignment June 28)

Published June 28, 2013

VOA Correspondent Steve Herman tells On Assignment's Doug Bernard about two new train lines in South Korea giving passengers a chance to explore a scenic, rural region that saw an end to its glory days amid the decline of the timber and coal industries. Steve says the trains are the first in South Korea purely designed for leisurely travel.

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