- From the devilish mountain peaks, deep gorges to a temperamental bridge, these trains cross some of the world’s most spectacular and downright dangerous landscapes.
- If you can handle hair-raising bends and gut-clenching drops, take a ride on the world’s most dangerous railways.
- Here are the twelve famous dangerous railways featured on “The Most Dangerous Trains in the World” video which can be viewed at the bottom of the following photos.
- Maeklong Railway, Thailand: This route passes through the congested Maeklong market in Thailand.
- Nariz del Diablo (Devil’s Nose Train), Ecuador: Considered one of the most difficult train journeys, the railway passes through tight cliffs and climbs steep altitudes.
- Pamban Bridge, India: Trains have to cross the Indian Ocean on this breathtaking 100-year-old sea bridge still operating.
- Bangladesh Railways: Considered one of the most overcrowded railways in the world where roof riding is a common sight.
- Burma Railway: Constructed during world War II using forced labor, Many workers (prisoners of war) died due to rough conditions thus earning the nickname “Death Railway”! Oscar-winning film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” was about building the railway.
- Ferro Carril Central Andino, Peru: Second highest railway in the world runs through the Andes.
- Indian Railways: World’s most busiest Railway, more than 25,000 people die annually on India’s railways.
- White Pass & Yukon Route, Alaska: Built during the Klondike Gold Rush, this route boasts incredible scenery.
- Gokteik Viaduct, Myanmar: Highest railway trestle in the world.
- Pilatus Railway, Switzerland: This steepest cogway railway in the world offers incredible Sceneries.
- Tren a las Nubes (Train in the Clouds), Argentina: The train Passes through many dangerous curves and high bridges.
- Gelmerbahn Funicular, Switzerland: Almost feels like a roller-coaster ride!
THE VIDEO of these twelve great railways.
“THE MOST DANGEROUS RAILWAYS IN THE WORLD”