Thrill Seeking Itinerant? Get Ready To Take The Most Dangerous Train Rides Around The World

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Who doesn’t love train journeys? There would be very few people who don’t like to travel through train. It is the most cheapest and comfortable transport to reach your destination. Train ride offers a unique traveling experience that offers exquisite views of landscape including dense forest, meadows, river, mountains, etc. However, there are certain routes that are really dangerous and can make you spellbound when you travel through it. These train rides are available around the world in which some offer spectacular views and other offers dangerous stretches. Here, are top 10 dangerous train routes in the world.

                         Most Dangerous Railway Routes In The World

Chennai-Rameswaram Route: India

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This train route is built over the sea to get access to the Rameswaram Island of Southern India. The train includes the Pamdan Bridge that represents the hard work and creativity of Indian Engineering. You can experience the splash of water on your face during certain seasons when the train scurries on the bridge. Book train tickets to experience this thrilling train ride.

Outenigue Choo-Tjoe: South Africa

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This train covers the most beautiful views that include mountain routes and plains. However, you will find the train route dangerous and thrilling. But, it is safer too! If you don’t afraid to riskier and love to be adventurous then you can take this exciting train ride. It gets more risky when it rushes over the Kaaiman’s bridge when you see Ocean all around.  

Jakarta-Bandung: Indonesia

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This train route proffers the most beautiful train experiences. It scurries between Jakarta and Bandung of Indonesia and takes 3 hours to complete the journey. The real adventure and dreadful experience initiates when the train runs above the subtropical valley on the Cikurutug Pylon Trestle Bridge. Many people get afraid after watching the deep subtropical valley beneath the train track.

Georgetown Loop Railroad, Colorado: USA

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Georgetown Loop Railroad was the perfect engineering marvel of the late 19th century that scurries between Georgetown and Silver Plume. The horrible experience takes place when the heavy winds coming from forward/sides forces the train and makes it difficult to maintain the balance.

Death Railway: Thailand

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The train moves through the Myanmar borders and its route is called as Death Railway. The entire route of this train is popularly named as Death Railway. The name death railways come from the fact that many POWs lost their lives whilst building during the Second World War. This route is highly dangerous when it encompasses through mountain, dense forest and terrains.

Aso Miami Route, Japan

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This is one of the most dangerous routes to cover through the train. The railway track takes place through the volcanic region and you may never know when the next eruption may occur. One can see the lava burnt forest close to the tack.

Salta-Polvorillo: Argentina

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This train route in Argentina took 27 years to complete that consist of a zigzag track, 21 tunnels and 13 bridges that offers a thrilling experience. It is now used for tourism purpose that is constructed above 4,200 m above sea level. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while traveling through Tren a las nubs.

Devil’s Nose, Ecuador

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The train route of Narizdel Diablo provides breathtaking views as the train runs through the Nose of the Devil. The government has built a zigzag railway that covers 500 meter hilly area in less than 12 km. Constructed above 9000 ft above sea level; it is one of the scariest train rides in the world.

White Pass and Yukon Route, Alaksa, USA

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If you are thrill seeking itinerant then traveling to this route can offer you same feeling. This rail route connects the port of Skagway, Alska to Whitehorse, Yukon. It is a tourist attraction at present and people loves to take a train ride of this route.

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad: New Mexico

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This railway track climbs the higher areas of Chama Valley and offers outstanding and breathtaking views that will surely leave you spellbound. It becomes difficult to balance on the old tracks when the train passes through narrow ledge against the 800 foot Park Toltec.