Cambodia’s Bamboo Trains – level 1

19-08-2021 15:00

In Cambodia, there are bamboo trains. They are famous. They may come to an end. Cambodia plans to bring back the train lines.

The bamboo trains are homemade. People call them ‘norries’. They are powered by motorcycle engines. They can carry up to 15 people.

Around 40 people work at the bamboo tracks. Without the tracks, they have no jobs. They are asking the government for help.

Difficult words: may (can), engine (a thing/machine which makes the motorcycle/norry go), government (a country’s ‘bosses’).

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