Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

From pride to ruin: how a once thriving train factory in Vietnam has faded from glory

Opened in 1905, Gia Lam was the first train factory in the then French territory, which spanned modern-day Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
Railway maintenance workers, circa 1960, working on a train in Vietnam. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
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