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Narrow gauge railway near New Qurna

Another railway glimpsed from a tourist coach near New Qurna on the west bank of the Nile, probably a sugar railway. There are several of these lines near Luxor on both sides of the river. I was told that the zafra here runs from December for about 3 months.

CopyrightJames Waite
Taken25 July 2004
CameraFuji Finepix S2
LensNikon 24-85mm f4/5.6AF


Posted by tom on August 8 2007 at 12:51

i saw this railway when i was in luxor a shame to see such a beautiful line abanoded it was nice how it ran in out of the villiages towards the valley of the kings and alabster works

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