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Railway track beside a platform  
   

Railway track beside a platform

Some people say I am too easily impressed, but it is my own impression that the track beside platforms in UK is often marred by litter. In China, it is spotless.
Day 32: By train Tianshui to Xi 'an

March 27th 2018
The railway station at TianShui is a work in progress so access at present from taxi drop-off is up a short flight of stairs, a long indoor trundle across marble floors, and then up two lengthy escalators to emerge onto and cross a wide open concourse (evidently the future drop-off point for taxis). Then into the ground floor of the actual terminal building, through a ticket check, security check ... read more
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