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All reviews nam tok hellfire pass the river right hand side open windows trestle bridges nice ride wooden seats pho beautiful scenery kwai bridge taking the train train trip caught the train during wwii piece of history day tour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this as part of a tour so our ticket was included in the package *worth noting* - when you are on th etrain you could bein what they call a better class carriage and then try to charge you an additional 100 bhat....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andydjp
Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

Today took the train from khanchanaburi to nam tok. Took the last train but still busy. It is nice but not spectacular. The only spectacular view is when you cross the wooden bridge. This takes 2 minutes on a 2 hour trip. If you take...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank john P
Reviewed 22 July 2019

So we were thrilled about the death railway and it was nice,and the views are great but it is way too long and the view doesn't change.It takes about 2 hours for each direction and it was just too much.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Avitalshaulov
Reviewed 17 June 2019

The trip along the river valley is spectacular as the track is set high up on the hillside. Don't forget the history of the place though as the line was constructed with the blood,sweat,tears and lives of many prisoners of war.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alun J
Reviewed 13 June 2019

We took the 12.55 train from Nam Tok to Kanchanaburi and paid 300 Baht for the tourist carriage which we bought on board the train from the steward. The normal 100 Baht tickets are bought at the kiosk on the platform. After being at Kanchanaburi...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Little W
Reviewed 28 May 2019

This was a nice ride through a farming area, and then into the hills that provided opportunities for photos of farms and farmsteads. In the hills you got a sense of how difficult the terrain was for a project of this size. It was interesting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

The trip from Kanchanaburi Railway station to Nam Tok is beautiful. Landscapes, animals, bridges,... FANTASTIC.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 948PaulD
Reviewed 13 May 2019 via mobile

This is an opportunity to experience some of history great Original railway in use and open to public to woke on

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank badrax
Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

We read many recommendations about the trip and some reviews even marked it as must to do. We went to the water falls and then took the train back The travel was around hour and a half long and the kids lost interest after 20...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 415zeeve
Reviewed 6 May 2019

We have been to Kanchanaburi several times, but we have never taken the railway up to Hellfire Pass. It always seemed too hard to figure out - other than very expensive 'tourist' trips. The key is to visit it as a 'local'. First, go to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MistressOfI
2 January 2019|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
All people are different ! Sometimes 6 people are a crowd . Do yourself a favour ...Jump on the train & don't worry about it. If you get worried about people on the train...simply get off.
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Lene936
16 November 2018|
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Response from bikerjoe15 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk on the tracks or buy the tickets at the stations itself
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15 October 2018|
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Response from David7478 | Reviewed this property |
Hellfire Pass, or to give it its proper name, Konyu Cutting. This is located about 80 km (50 miles) north of Kanchanaburi, on the disused section of line beyond Nam Tok. Here, the Australian government has cleared about... More
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