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Kanchanaburi, The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, is a 415 kilometres railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar)

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from Lonely Planet

Myanmar essentials: a guide to planning your Burma trip

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The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan in 1943, to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II.

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awesome Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway), near Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Private Tour: Kanchanaburi Historical Day Trip from Bangkok Travel to Kanchanaburi, west of Bangkok, to see River Kwai and its famous bridge. Relive history with visits to the Thailand-Burma Railway Center and the war cemetery, a boat ride in Mae Klong and a train ride along the 'death railway’ and more. On this 12-hour tour you will explore the beauty and history of these famous sights with an expert guide.Following a hotel pickup from your hotel in Bangkok City at 6am by you...