Visiting Thailand’s Death Railway and Hellfire Pass, built during World War II

Hellfire Pass
Hellfire Pass
The end of the Thailand-Burma Railway — Nam Tok rail station at Sai Yok Noi
Tham Krasae rail bridge — part of the Death Railway
River Kwai Bridge at Kanchanaburi
Bangkok Railway Station
Bangkok Railway Station
The River Kwai Bridge rail station at Kanchanaburi
The end of the Death Railway line at Sai Yok District

Things to see when you’re in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Chungkai War Cemetery
Chungkai War Cemetery
Chungkai War Cemetery
Death Railway Museum and Research Centre
Death Railway Museum and Research Centre
Death Railway Museum and Research Centre
Death Railway Museum and Research Centre, Kanchanaburi
JEATH War Museum
JEATH War Museum
JEATH War Museum
JEATH War Museum
JEATH War Museum
JEATH War Museum
The remaining part of the River Kwai foot bridge at the JEATH War Museum
Rail engines at Kanchanaburi
Hellfire Pass at Kanchanaburi
Map showing the location of Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi
The rail cutting at Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi
A video walk through of Hellfire Pass
The rail corridor along the Death Railway
A photo of prison of war Bill Haskell visiting Hellfire Pass in 2007 is at the interpretive centre. Credit: Dale Neill 11th Nov 2007
Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre
Viewing platform at the Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre
Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre
The rail corridor at Hellfire Pass
The rail corridor at Hellfire Pass
The rail corridor at Hellfire Pass
Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop’s plaque at Hellfire Pass
Slightly north of Hellfire Pass
The memorial site at Hellfire Pass
The Broken Compressor Drill at Hellfire Pass
Hellfire Pass
Khwae Noi Valley Lookout
The Hellfire Pass Memorial Walking Trail
The Hellfire Pass Memorial Walking Trail
The Hellfire Pass Memorial Walking Trail
Khwae Noi Valley Lookout — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Hammer and Tap Cutting — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
7 metre embankment — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Rail Bed — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Three Tier Bridge — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Hintok Cutting — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Hintok Cutting — Located on the former Thailand — Burma rail corridor
Hintok Road — the end of the Memorial Walk from Hellfire Pass
North of Hintok Road — the overgrown rail corridor
The Hellfire Pass Memorial Walking Trail
Market food stalls at Hellfire Pass
Small museum at Hintok River Camp
Small museum at Hintok River Camp
Hintok River Camp in 2022
Tham Krasae rail bridge
Tham Krasae rail bridge
The location of Tham Krasae Railway Bridge
Keeree Mantra, an amazing restaurant and cafe, at Kanchanaburi
River Kwai Bridge at Kanchanaburi
The River Kwai Bridge rail station at Kanchanaburi
The River Kwai Bridge rail station at Kanchanaburi
Travelling south on the ‘ordinary train’ on Thailand’s Death Railway
The southern end of the Thailand-Burma Railway line — Nong Pladuk railway station. Nong Pladuck Junction is where World War II prisoners of war and forced Asian labourers began building the Thailand-Burma Railway line. A foundation stone at the railway station reads: ‘Thai-Burma Railway Starting Station. Construction began at Nong Pladuk Station here September 1942.’ Trains from this railway station travel to Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom and Kanchanaburi where they cross the ‘River Kwai Bridge.’
Travelling along Thailand’s Death Railway

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