Train at your door - level 3

Train at your door - level 3

29-05-2013 14:00

For the UK commuter living as close as possible to a train station could be likened to the "Holy Grail." But even the laziest commuter might find this a bit too close for comfort.

In Hanoi in Vietnam, this train passes right by people's front doors. At 4 pm and 7 pm every day, the train rushes through the street and residents retreat into their homes as there have been accidents in the past.

We're not sure this train line would get the nod over here--plus a train literally passing through your living room every day does not make for peaceful home life.

Interesting words: commuter (person who travels to work), likened (similar), Holy Grail (something very wanted by people), retreat (move back), get the nod (get permission to do something).

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