Friday, 20 July 2018

Most deadliest and beautiful train routes around the world

"Forth Bridge Blues" (CC BY 2.0) by Christopher Combe Photography
If you like adventure then this rail routes is for you, today I will tell you about some of the world's deadliest rail routes, it's not easy to travel on it and it's surely not for people with weak heart. 

"Kuranda Scenic Railway Trestle, Queensla" (CC BY 2.0) by Bob Linsdell
1. Kuranda Scenic Railway - Australia

The Kuranda Scenic Railway is the name of the railway line which runs from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, to the city of Kuranda. This rail route is highly dangerous but also fabulously stunning. It was constructed on the end of the nineteenth century. The rail route run via the beautiful rainforest of the Barron Reserve. Throughout a journey, travelers have the opportunity to admire the most lovely and wonderful flora, mountain surrounding and waterfalls, Its water drops can also get into the open window.

"Argo Station" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by daryl_mitchell
2. Argo Gede Train Railroad - Indonesia

The Indonesian train Argo Gede is extremely popular with the tourists, which run between Bandung and Jakarta. The route cuts through the highly stunning places, passengers can experience vast tea plantations and mountain surroundings at some stage in their journey, as well as take a look at tiny villages and rice fields. but, that relaxing and enjoyable surroundings changes suddenly when the train enters the high iron Cikurutug bridge.

"DSC00383_1" (CC BY 2.0) by geoffulls
3. Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe Train - South Africa

This train runs alongside the shore of the Western Cape in South Africa and It is one of the most dangerous and also wonderful rail route within the country. The railroad was constructed in 1928 and It connects the cities of George and Knysna. The length of the route is 67 kilometres, but, a one-way journey takes 3 hours. The first railway alongside the coast was actually built in 1908, but due to some critical accident that happened within a couple of days after its starting, the movement was suspended for the next 20 years.

"IMG_8738-B Rounding a Curve" (CC BY 2.0) by mnchilemom
4. Cumbres And Toltec Scenic Railroad - New Mexico

Dangerous rail line is a special feature of the Colorado country, the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Rail Road is one of them. This narrow railroad became constructed in 1880 and connected the cities of Chama, Antonio, Colorado and New Mexico. The primary threat that visitors are waiting for is given in their names. The train crosses the dangerous bridge over Toltec gorge and after 3 kilometres on Cumbres mountain.

"Tren a las nubes" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Veronique Debord
5. Tren A Las Nubes - Argentina

Train A Las Nubes is a great rail line passing through the clouds of Argentina. these days, it’s a sight of a international value. on the 217-km rail line there are 29 ambitious bridges, 21 tunnels and a big quantity of ascents and descents. travelers have more than enough possibilities to experience an adrenaline rush, that’s what has made this railroad so extremely famous.

"White Pass & Yukon Route" (CC BY 2.0) by fabfiver5
6. White Pass And Yukon Route - Alaska

Experience the rails on a real technology of gold-rush, narrow gauge railroad from Skagway into the heart of the Yukon. White pass & Yukon route railroad connects the town of Whitehorse in Canada to Skagway, within the united states. On this rail route, you will have numerous ride options, taking you beyond waterfalls, glacial rivers and Valleys for a actual taste of wild Alaska. The distance of these railway line is 175 kilometers and its most dangerous part is located in Alaska. This particular phase is the main attraction for the adventure lovers from all around the global.

"Pamban Rail Bridge" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by ashwin kumar
7. Chennai-Rameswaram Route - India

This rail route is not far from the south shore of India, Ramesvaram island, which can be reached via boat or ferry. however, it can also be reached in a very dengerous way via Chennai-Ramesveram railroad, Pamban Bridge is the rail bridge which built over ocean, is a main attraction on this rail route. The small island is of amazing interest to travelers, and nearby local people's. Remember, this location to be the holiest in India. The island offers unique spiritual and archtiectural attractions, that’s why Ramesvaram is visited by a large number of people from everywhere in the world.

"Loop Railroad, Georgetown, CO 9-24-13h" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by inkknife_2000 (9 million views)
8. Georgetown Loop Railroad - Colorado

The Georgetown loop railroad is constructed in the 19th century, is based in the state of Colorado, inside the territory of clear Creek County. It was built before the development of silver mines. The narrow gauge rail line has been remaining the only way for the mining workers to get over the Rugged Mountains for decades. The rail line was ignored, after the development of the mines was completed 
and it gradually destroyed.

Later, it was decided to rebuild the railroad and use it for tourism purpose, Because it is an excellent place to attract the travelers from all over the world.

"Minami Aso Railway @ Tateno Station" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by alberth2
9. Aso Minami Route - Japan

The Aso Minami route is the most dangerous railroad in Japan, which is the most feared within the world. This rail lines passes through the fragile shaped high iron bridge that appears totally unreliable at first sight. The bridge is narrow and incomplete and a one mistake of train driver is enough to break the train down.

"Burma Railway, Thailand" (CC BY 2.0) by David McKelvey
10. The Death Railway - Thailand

The bridge built over River Kwai is one most dangerous sight of attractions in Kanchanaburi, Largely visited by travelers. This bridge become internationally famous with the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai" and numerous books, like Richard Flanagan's "The narrow road to the Deep North", It still in use nowadays. These black iron rail bridge was firstly a part of the tragic death Railway. The 415km rail line was constructed on the orders of japanese Empire to protect its forces within the campaign in Burma, during the second world war.

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