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  • www.dva.gov.au

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    Museum Opening Time is 9 am and Closing Time is 4 pm. Further information for Brochures and Maps is also available on the Department of Veterans Affairs Website: www.dva.gov.au

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    www.dva.gov.au

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    The Kwae Noi Valley Lookout

    Konyu Cutting(Hellfire Pass)

    To Kanchanaburi

    (80 kms)

    MUSEUM

    Hammer & Tap Cutting

    Start of walking trail

    1.75km (approx halfway)

    Hintok Road

    Bitumen Road 3km

    300m

    2.5km

    4km

    2km

    Stairs are steep and slippery in wet weather

    Three-tier Bridge

    7m Embankment

    Hintok Cutting

    Double Track

    Site of 'Pack of Cards' Bridge

    CompressorCutting

    End of walking trail

    Hintok Station

    River KwaeN

    oi

    7 km to HIGHWAY 323

    ENTRANCE

    HIG

    HW

    AY323

    12

    13

    14

    11

    WALKING TRAIL ROUTE OF RAILWAY

    TRESTLE BRIDGES CUTTINGS/ EMBANKMENTS REST STOPS TOILETS

    DISTANCES AND TIMING

    The estimated walking times indicated are a generous guide.

    NOTE:The Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum does not operate a pick up service at Hintok Road. Pick up is by prior arrangement only, and subject to availability.

    M U S E U M

    H E L L F I R E PA S SBRIDGE

    MEMORIAL

    Water course in wet season Walkway

    access to Railbed

    NOTE: For audio stops 12, 13, 14 See map below

    Exit Road

    EntryRoad

    Lookouts overlookingHellfire Pass

    1 2

    3

    4

    5

    6 7 8

    17 16

    10

    9

    11

    20

    19

    15

    C A R P A R K

    ESTIMATED WALKING TIMES (NO AUDIO)

    Museum to Hintok Road (road pick up).Allow 1 hours (one way).

    Museum to Compressor Cutting and return to Hintok Road pick up point. Allow 2 hours.

    ESTIMATED WALKING TIMES

    Museum to Kwae Noi Lookout (stop 11) Allow 60 minutes for return trip.

    Museum to Compressor Cutting (All Audio Stops) Allow 3 hours for return trip.

    Not up to the walk? Find a shady spot and listen to the Audio Stops at your leisure. Listen to as many or as few as you wish.

    PickupPoint

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  • Hellfi re Pass (Konyu Cutting)

    POWs work on the Burma-Thailand Railway

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