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Next stop: urban development

Next stop: urban development

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Photo by: TRACEY SHELTON

Children hitch a ride as one of Cambodia's colonial-era trains lumbers its way through Tuol Kork district on Tuesday. A strip of land running alongside the city's decrepit railway tracks has caught the interest of a local developer, now awaiting municipal approval for a commercial and housing development on the site. But plans have triggered local concerns about the compensation being offered.

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