Dangerous railways around the world
- Published: July 6, 2017
This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.
These are some of the most amazing, unbelievable and incredible railway routes around the world. These Railways offer daring experience to those who ride them.The Trains needs to pass through the most dangerous railroads along their journey. However, one can enjoy the scenic beauty while travelling on them.
The Most Dangerous Railways featured in this list are :
Maeklong Railway, Thailand: This Railways passes through the congested maeklong market in Thailand.
Nariz del diablo, Ecuador : Considered most difficult train journey, the railway passed through tight cliffs and climbs steep altitudes.
Pamban Bridge, India : the trains has to pass through this breathtaking 100 year old sea bridge still operating.
Bangladesh Railways : Considered 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 nickname 'Death Railway'
Ferro carril Central Andino, Peru : Second Highest Railway in the World Running through the Andes.
Indian railways : World's most busiest Railway, more than 25,000 people die annually on India's railways
White pass & Yokon Route, Alaska : Built during Klondike Gold rush. This route boasts incredible sceneries.
Gokteik Viaduct, Myanmar : Highest railway trestle in the world.
Pilatus Railway, Switzerland : This Most steepest cogway railway offers incredible Sceneries.
Tren a las nubes, Argentina : The train Passes through dangerous curves and high bridges.
Gelmerbahn Funicular, Switzerland : Almost feels like a roller-coaster ride!