Extreme Railway Journeys – Bangkok to Mandalay ep.1

Bangkok to Mandalay

TV and radio presenter Chris Tarrant journeys by rail through some of the world’s most challenging terrain.


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In the first episode Chris begins with a trip from Bangkok in Thailand to Mandalay in Myanmar. Chris traces the route of the notorious Burma-Siam Railway, a 250-mile line built by the Japanese during the Second World War using enslaved Asian workers and Allied prisoners of war, visiting the famous site of the Bridge on the River Kwai along the way.

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