Bulgaria's snazzy new railway

Sunday, October 09, 2011

SETimes (one of my favourite newspapers) has a photo essay here showing some of the improvements being made to the southeastern corridor of Bulgaria's railway. Improving this stretch of rail from Plovdiv to Svilengrad is about much more than just upgrading some rail in a relatively small country, since this is a part that makes its way into Turkey, and from there into all of Asia:

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Images 9 and 11 are probably my favourite, showing some of the (very) upgraded stations before and after renovation.


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