People queue up to board a tram in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP

Pyongyang upgrades its overcrowded public transport system as Kim Jong-un strives to show he’s raising standards of living

  • The new hi-tech train cars and trolleybuses were announced by the media with photos of Kim personally conducting the final inspection tours
  • While modest, the upgrades are a welcome change for the capital’s roughly 3 million residents, who have few options to get to work or school
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People queue up to board a tram in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
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