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Far East Cruise - January 2019

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The cruise was Shanghai - Nagasaki - Busan - Hong Kong - Ho Chi Minh City - Bangkok - Singapore.
My railway and tramway visits were at Nagasaki, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Nagasaki
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Traditional Nagasaki Tram

 

Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Trams 34 and 72 at Western Market, once these trams turn the corner, 34 will head east to Shau Kei Wan and 72 will head west to Kennedy Town.

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Tram 77 passing Wan Chai Pawnbrokers, now a restaurant and bars.

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Tram 136 about to cross Pedder Street in the up-market part of the city.

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Happy Valley Racecourse Terminus.

Singapore

I'm not stranger to this island republic, having been here 17 times in almost 30 years!

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Singapore Mass Rapid Transit - a 30 years old Kawasaki built train in original livery on the North South Line. 
Withdrawal and scrapping of all 396 cars of this stock is between 2020 and 2023 as new stock replaces them over the same period.

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Bombardier C801A Automated People Movers being introduced on the 10 years old Bukit Panjang LRT replacing the Adtranz CX100 cars. 

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Bombardier C801 and Adtranz CX100 units at work near Bukit Panjang.

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SMRT Siemans C651 unit recently refurbished leaving the sound screens near Choa Chu Kang.

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SMRT celebrated Chinese New Year 2019 - Year of the Pig!

 

 

 

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