Railways suitable for photographing in Chongqing
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Green trains, rails and old platforms may recall your childhood. And there are many retro railways in Chongqing for you to take photos.
Funiuxi Changzhengchang (Long Match Factory) 伏牛溪长征厂
Located at Funiuxi, Dadukou District, Chongqing, the old Changzhengchang witnessed the growth of the children of the factory workers. The 30-year-old railway there shall still be switched manually. The red train and plants next to it are best for taking photo and will make you feel like you are in Chiengmai.
Route: Line 2 – Xinshancun – Xianggangcheng – Bus 235 – Changzhengchang
Masangxi Ancient Town 马桑溪古镇
Masangxi Ancient Town is next to the former plant of Chongqing Iron and Steel Company. There are many sculptures of old Chongqing style and an old fashion railway. It is the first old Chengdu – Chongqing Railway built after the founding of New China. With a ferryboat on the Yangtze River in front, green train behind and cable bridge above, the ancient town is the epitome of “three-dimensional” Chongqing.
Route: Bus 489 – Jianqiao Dadao 1 Zhan – walk about 12 munities
Qiezixi Old Railway 茄子溪老铁路
Unlike the hot spot timber hub at the port of Qiezixi, the old railway beside the port is deserted. Walking along the freight railway, you can see some tile-roofed bungalows, with writing scrawled in chalk on door — features of old Chongqing.
Route: Line 2 – Dadukou Station – Bus 225 – Qiezixi
Tongguanyi Old Street 铜罐驿老街
Tongguanyi Railway Station is on the Chengdu – Chongqing Railway route. The freight transport platform in Tongguanyi Town has remained in the style of the 1980s and is suitable for taking “retro” photos. The railway here is the only way to Old Tongguanyi, and there will be a train every 30 minutes.
Route: Follow GPS to Shawan Bus Station at Tongguanyi, or Zhongliangshan tunnel – Baishiyi Interchange - Provincial Highway S107 – Taojia – Tongguanyi
(Translated by Ma Shuangshuang, Fathom Language Limited)