We all love train journeys, don’t we? Many people like to travel by train. Not because it is the cheapest and comfortable transport but also because it gives you encounter fascinating views of landscapes, including dense forest, rivers, mountains.
But certain railway tracks are really deadly to travel on. It will be dangerous for you once you go through these routes. However, these train rides will provide a spectacular view but offer an adventurous experience. So here will give you all top 10 deadly yet adventurous train routes in the world:
1) Chennai-Rameswaram Route, India
The train route mentioned above is built over the sea. The train includes a Pamdan Bridge that represents the zenith of creativity of Indian engineering.
2) Aso Miami route, Japan
It is one of the most dangerous routes to cover via train. It is through the volcanic region, and you never know when the next explosion may occur. You may get lost forever into the universe.
3) Outenigue Choo-Tjoe, South Africa
Though it ended operation back in 2009. It is declared as an officially preserved railway in 1992. In 2008 the Riverbridge was featured in a television advertisement for Stella Artois.
4) Jakarta Bandung, Indonesia
This route offers the most beautiful train experience between Jakarta and Bandung of Indonesia. The complete journey is for three hours, and it will give you any more in-depth view of subtropical Valley beneath the train track.
5) White Pass and Yukon Route, USA
This tremendous scenic and historic train ride through the White Pass and beyond to the Yukon. This narrow railroad winds adjacent mountainous terrain over bridges through tunnels will let you explore the beauty of Southeast Alaska. It will leave you spellbound.
6) Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, New Mexico
It provides you with one of the most outstanding and breathtaking views which will leave you surprised and amazed. Though it is challenging to balance on old tracks when the train passes through the narrow edges, it will be worth the experience.
7) Georgetown loop railroad, USA
It is a perfect marvel of engineering of the late 19th century between Georgetown and silver plume in Colorado. The passing is elevated by the heavy winds coming from the side force of the train and making it difficult to keep balance.
8) Death Railway, Thailand
This railway track is of time of second world war. It is the most dangerous because it passes through mountains dense forest and trains. The entire route of this train is famous by the name death Railway. It is named because of the many prisoners of war succumbed their lives while building.
9) Salta-Polvorilla, Argentina
This train route took around 27 years to complete because of the zig track, 21 tunnels and 13 bridges. Travelling through this route will provide you with a thrilling adventure. It is constructed above 4200 m above sea level.
Devil’s Nose, Ecuador. This train route is again a zigzag railway area in less than 12 km also 900 feet above the sea level. It will present you with the scariest train happening in the world.
10) Nose of the Devil, Ecuador
An insidious railway can also be found among the mountainous, narrow pathways of Ecuador where the Nose of the Devil runs.
The mountain that bears this name is situated near the small village of Alausi and has almost perpendicular walls that impede the smooth passage of the Trans-Andean railroad.
In a bid to overcome the problem posed by this mountain, the government built a zigzag railway that climbs more than 500m in less than 12km. The track represents one the most impressive, as well as dangerous, feats of engineering in South America.