Ordinary 258: Tham Krasae to Tha Kilen by Train over the Tham Krasae Viaduct

The iconic Tham Krasae Viaduct or Wang Po Viaduct is probably what you might picture when you think of today's Death Railway in all its splendour. Running beside a cliff by the river on a wooden trestle viaduct, it is arguably the most picturesque section of the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi. As such, the section … Continue reading Ordinary 258: Tham Krasae to Tha Kilen by Train over the Tham Krasae Viaduct

Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail: A Must-Visit for Appreciating Today’s Railways

The Hellfire Pass (Konyu Cutting) is probably the next-most famous railway site after the Bridge Over the River Kwai, as it was the deepest and longest cutting on the Death Railway or Thai-Burma Railway. It is located on the now-disused section of the railway towards Myanmar, about 20km or 20 minutes away from Nam Tok … Continue reading Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail: A Must-Visit for Appreciating Today’s Railways

Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train

The Kanchanaburi Excursion Train is a special departure from Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station only on Saturdays, Sundays and designated public holidays, targeted at domestic tourists who wish to head to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok for a day trip. This being said, the fare for this train is also extremely affordable starting from 120 Baht … Continue reading Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train