The World’s Most Dangerous Railways

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There’s a certain degree of risk with any kind of transportation, but certain railways are more dangerous than other ways of traveling. These are the scariest.
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Tren a Las Nubes, Argentina

This is one of the highest railways in the world, which is why it is so dangerous.
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Kuranda Scenic Railway, Australia

This railway route might be beautiful, but there’s risk in riding through much of the terrain it covers.
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Georgetown Loop, Colorado

This railway was built in the 19th century and was used for many years for mining. Now it’s a tourist attraction, but it goes up very high and through some adventourous parts of the mountains.
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Bamboo Train, Cambodia

This bamboo train is a single rail, which causes problems when two trains are coming from opposite directions.
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Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe Train, South Africa

This train is so dangerous that it isn’t used for passengers anymore due to damage from flooding.
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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

This train is very slow and many people can ride at once, causing overcrowding to pose a risk.
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The Death Railway, Thailand

More than 100,000 people died while constructing this railway, which is why it gets a place on this list.
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Chenab River Railway Bridge, India

This is reported as the highest railway in the world, making it a risk to ride.
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Argo Gede Train, Indonesia

This train is very high and old, making it a risky ride.
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White Pass and Yukon Route, Alaska

This railway goes up severeal thousand feet in just 20 miles. Only the brave are allowed to ride.
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