Death Railway viaduct

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Siam–Burma Railway, the Thai–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415-kilometre railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and , Burma, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II.

Landmarks in the Area

Railway station
Kanchanaburi railway station is a railway station located in Ban Nuea Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi City, . is situated 2½ km east of Death Railway viaduct. Photo: シャムネコ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University or KRU is a Thai public university under the Rajabhat University system. is situated 9 km west of Death Railway viaduct.

Localities in the Area

Kanchanaburi is a town municipality in the west of and part of Province. is situated 3½ km southeast of Death Railway viaduct. Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Death Railway viaduct

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