The Train from Rhodesia Questions and Answers
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Who is waiting for the train approaching from the west? What does each of those people do when the trains arrive?

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As we might expect, the stationmaster is waiting for the train from the west. As soon as he sees the train coming down the track, he emerges from his little brick station, feeling the creases in his serge uniform. His barefoot children also make their way to the track, followed by chickens and dogs. But most of all, the imminent arrival of the train stirs the excitement of...

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