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All reviews nam tok hellfire pass death railway the river open windows right hand side trestle bridges wooden seats beautiful scenery pho thai burma railway kwai bridge thai countryside taking the train train trip moving experience during wwii
I don’t necessarily think this is something you need to see to learn about the history. I didn’t hate it, but I wouldn’t say it’s a must do when in Thailand. The ride on the train was long for what it was and there was...More
I have seen been to the hell pass, cemetery also I follow the old railways tn the forest .. and visited the Thai-Burma railways museum next to the cemetery. The museum was very interesting indeed, on the ground floor you can find a bookstore /...More
You have to do the trip invluding the museum . cemetery , bridge over river Kwai , hellfire pass and train ride to fully appreaciate the history —- it was a very sombre experience and very highly recommended
We enjoyed the ride between Thamkarsae station to River Kwai. But as we travelled on the Death Railway, everyone was exciting, trying to capture the best shot of the wooden rail section.
But behind this enjoyment, is the lost of life. The suffering, tortured, ill-treatment,...More
Take the time to ride this piece of history. As you ride, think about the number of people who died in constructing this Railway most of them doing so under duress as POWs and indentured slaves. The windows are open so it is very easy...More
A significant railway line given it was made by PoWs, many of whom lost their lives during the construction. The day we traveled the carriage was empty apart from our group. Good view from the window and the viaduct crossing .. creaked a lot as...More
Exciting to go by train from Kanchanaburi station over the bridge and balancing on wooden sticks close to the wall. You get softdrinks, snacks and a certificate included in the 300B ONE-WAY ticket. Got off at Sapan Tham Krasae and returned by TUK-TUK to Kanchanaburi...More
Many people died building this railway. I wish I would have studied my history more in depth before visiting. The people building the railway were treated in inhumane ways. Hence the name "Death Railway".
Our carriage was almost empty, Lot's of fun because the train is very "open" with everything to see. We went about mid morning in time to have lunch at the other end. Then again when on Holidays you can have lunch when you... More
Our carriage was almost empty, Lot's of fun because the train is very "open" with everything to see. We went about mid morning in time to have lunch at the other end. Then again when on Holidays you can have lunch when you are hungry at anytime.
Do it !