Top 10 Dangerous Train Routes in the world

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If you are traveling to anywhere else in the world then the journey by the train is the best option for you. It is because train provides more comfort than other conveniences. There are many train routes are in the world but some of these train routes are dangerous. Below mentioned are the Top 10 Dangerous Train Routes in the world.

  • Aso Minami Train route, Japan

The train route has two stations with very lengthy names, namely Minamiaso Mizu-no-Umareru-Sato Hakusui-Kōgen Station. This is the most dangerous train route in japan. Journey is still more stunning in early November, when the mountain’s forested foothills are reddened in magma-hot colors.

  • White Pass & Yukon Route, Alaska

The White Pass & Yukon Route has built during the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898. It is contract gauge railroad connect the port of Skagway, Alaska. It is the dangerous train route so that peoples are afraid while travelling through this route. In the middle of late 1950s this railroad was dieselized.

  • Georgetown Loop Railroad, Colorado, USA

This train route is very long with the distance of 4.5 miles and elevated at 195.1 m through hilly area. It is situated in the Rocky Mountains in Clear Creek County, Colorado, in the United States. This train route is one of the Colorado’s first visitor attractions due to its spectacular stretch of 3 ft. Narrow gauge.

  • Tren a las Nubes, Argentina

This train route was primitively built for worldly and social reasons but now is  primarily of wonder to tourists as a heritage railway due to its cheaper tickets for locals to use the train as transport. But many of peoples do not want to travel through this route due to its unsafe design.

  • Agro Gede Train Railroad, Indonesia

This train routes provides some striking views of the mountains, rice fields, scissors’, water poultry, sheep and cows. This route provides 3 hours journey from Jakarta to Bandung.in the year 2002 the accident occurs at this train route due to train wheels leaving the tracks.

  • Chennai-Rameswaram Route, India

This train route is located at the southern coast of India and is known as the dangerous train route in all over the world. It has built in year 1914 an has a distance of 1.4 miles. It is most unsafe train route because  this is passing through the center of a dangerous windstorm.

  • Devil’s Nose Train, Ecuador

This route passage from Quito to Guayaquil built over a century ago with the technology procurable at the time is nothing less than epic. It is said that around 2,000 men died during construction of this train route. This is most dangerous route in all over the world.

  • Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, United Kingdom

This route helps in connecting the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth on the toughened coast of North Devon. It was conceptualize by George Croydon Marks. This   railway route has been in regular use ever since the year 1890.

  • The Death Railway, Thailand

This train route is situated in Kanchanaburi in Thailand. It is 120 km west and take about two hours’ drive from Bangkok. This route was founded by King Rama I against a possible penetration by Burmese soldiers by Three Pagodas Pass.

  • Outenigua Choo-Tjoe Train, South Africa

It was the formally opened in 1907 that connects the towns of George and Knysna. This train route was blemished due to heavy flooding in year 2006. It is found the most dangerous train route in all over the world. Most of the peoples are not travel through this route due do its unsafe design.

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