An engineer fine tunes an electric locomotive in North Hamgyong province. Pictures: Ayesha Sitara

North Korean leg of ‘longest train journey’ offers unscripted glimpse into the hermit kingdom

The 800km of railway from Pyongyang to Tumangang, near the point at which North Korea, China and Russia converge, has just opened to foreigners. Post Magazine boards the first train making the journey

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An engineer fine tunes an electric locomotive in North Hamgyong province. Pictures: Ayesha Sitara
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