Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

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There are some different train journeys that can just be taken all around this world, many of which include just some very spectacular views and also some which are perhaps dangerous or even have some dangerous stretches included in the routes. Here are what are considered to be top most dangerous train routes in this World.

10 Outenigua Choo-TjoeTrains, South Africa

Top Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World include Outenigua Choo-Tjoe Train, South Africa. Although there were some incidents when the track opened in year1908, it is just said to havejust become much safer. The track today is still impressive and also perhaps somewhat risky on Kaaiman‘s Bridge that just spans across part of Indian Ocean.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

9 Bamboo Trains, Cambodia

Top Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World include Bamboo Trains, Cambodia. Al though the French built somewhat  impressive railway system  throughout the Cambodia, after actions of Khmer Rouge, few trains just remained and locals used some homemade carts they just propelled by the bamboo sticks to travel tracks. Today there are still some of the carts on tracks around Battambang area. The carts today have some motors fitted and are also mainly used for the tourism purposes.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

8 The Death Railway, Thailand

Top Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World include The Death Railway, Thailand. The Kanchanburi Province in the Thailand borders Myanmar, just formerly Burma, and is location of death railway. Although tracks pass through some of the dense jungles and also some dangerous mountain terrain, track just got its name due to fact that so many of the POWs lost the lives while building it just under the Japanese rule during the WW11. The famous section is Bridge on River Kwai.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

7 Aso Minami Route, Japan

Top Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World include Aso Minami Route, Japan. This railroad track makes its way somewhat through the Japan’s most active volcanic region and also the passengers, unaware of when next eruption might occur, can see lava burned the forest close to track.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

6 Devil’s Nose Train, Ecuador

Narizdel Diablo or Devil’s Nose Train, is just located in Andes Mountains around 9,000ft above the sea level and is perhaps one of scariest rides in this world. Thrill seekers can just experience steep, cliff like, mountain climbs on the old boxcars clinging to the older tracks.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

5 Kuranda Scenic Railroad, Australia

Etching way through Barron Gorge National Park since year 1800s, the track passes so close to the waterfalls that water sprays these tracks. The line just gets its name for somewhat spectacular views that the passengers are just afforded as it also winds its way through dense rainforests.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

4 Chennai-Rameswaram Route, India

This track includes Pamdan Bridge which was opened in year 1914 and also crosses around 2,065 meters of the sea as it just stretches to the Rameswaram Island. This cantilever bridge is just a fine example of the Indian engineering.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

3 Tren a lasNubes, Argentina

This route in the North Central Argentina, close to Chile border, just took around 27 years to complete and also includes the spiral and the zigzag tracks that just pass through the 21 tunnels and has total of around 13 impressive bridges.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

2 White Pass and Yukon Route, Alaska, USA

This railroad route, which is just said to cling to the cliffs was built in the year 1898 at height of Klondike Gold Rush but the days 20 mile route is the mainly used by just thrill  the seeking tourists.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

1 Georgetown Loop Railroad, Colorado, USA

Built just to permit access to the silver mines, in late 19th century, the railroad includes Devil’s Gate High Bridge that is somewhat 100ft tall bridge which train has just to cross exceptionally slowly, almost as if it is just straining to do so.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes In The World

Summary – Top 10 Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World

Serial Top Most Dangerous Train Routes in the World
1 Georgetown Loop Railroad, Colorado, USA
2 White Pass and Yukon Route, Alaska, USA
3 Tren a lasNubes, Argentina
4 Chennai-Rameswaram Route, India
5 Kuranda Scenic Railroad, Australia
6 Devil’s Nose Train, Ecuador
7 Aso Minami Route, Japan
8 The Death Railway, Thailand
9 Bamboo Trains, Cambodia
10 OuteniguaChoo-Tjoe Train, South Africa

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