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Hua Lamphong Train Station, known more formally as the Bangkok Train Station, is the city’s main railway station, the terminus of lines headed north, south and east through Thailand and for the city’s mass transit system. Thai photographer Rammy Narula found peace in this unlikely place.

While shooting early one overcast morning, Narula noticed how the light reflected off the train and the platform. The haze of diesel smoke and light gave the scene a film noir quality. Narula found it magical, and utterly unique.

 Check out more photos and read about Narula’s project.

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Violent incidents in Paris as taxi-drivers take on Uber
Angry Parisian taxi-drivers overturned cars and blocked access to airports and railway stations today in a protest against competition from unlicenced Uber cars.

Riot police used tear gas and baton charges to disperse taxi-drivers who briefly blocked the Paris ring road with burning tyres. Suspected Uber cars were pelted with missiles or overturned. One taxi-driver was taken to hospital after being run-over.

Two days after protests by ferry workers blocked the port of Calais and the |Channel Tunnel, the protest brought misery to travellers trying to reach both Paris airports and the Gare du Nord, the railway terminus for London and northern Europe.

Some passengers, including families with small children, abandoned cars and walked along motorway hard shoulders to try to reach Charles de Gaulle airport in time for their flights.