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REWIND: Rail Rides Link South Koreans to Rural Roots (VOA On Assignment Aug 23)i
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August 23, 2013
VOA's correspondent based in Seoul, Steve Herman, tells On Assignment's Doug Bernard about two new train lines in South Korea allowing passengers to explore a scenic, rural region that ended its glory days amid the decline of the timber and coal industries. Steve says the trains are the first in South Korea designed purely for leisure travel.

REWIND: Rail Rides Link South Koreans to Rural Roots (VOA On Assignment Aug 23)

Published August 23, 2013

VOA's correspondent based in Seoul, Steve Herman, tells On Assignment's Doug Bernard about two new train lines in South Korea allowing passengers to explore a scenic, rural region that ended its glory days amid the decline of the timber and coal industries. Steve says the trains are the first in South Korea designed purely for leisure travel.

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