Cambodia’s official rail network has been rotting away for the last few decades. It is a situation that has spurred the enterprising locals to come up with an ingenious response. Norries are nothing more than bamboo platforms running on train tracks, but they are the lifeblood of the rural folk in Battambang. But what happens when the government restores the rail network, which they intend to do in coming years?
In this episode, we meet the ingenious and courageous drivers of norries, along with their passengers, who are considering the dramatic developments soon to impact their livelihoods and their way of life.