Armored Train

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Armored Train
Posted by Dakguy201 on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 11:20 AM

Several sources, including the Washington Post piece linked in the Newswire article, have referred to the train used by the North Koreans to visit the Chinese as "armored".

If you were not allowed anywhere near the equipment to inspect it,  how would you know that was the case? 

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Posted by DSchmitt on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 12:06 PM

Very likely any train he used would be "armored"

Wikepedia on North Korean leaders trains.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Korean_leaders%27_trains

 

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Posted by wanswheel on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 2:56 PM

It seems Stalin gave an armored train to Grandpa Kim Il Sung.

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2011/09/01/2011090100792.html

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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:50 PM

The only armored US railcar was the Ferdinand Magellan from 1942 onward.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Magellan_(railcar)

         

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Posted by Enzoamps on Thursday, March 29, 2018 1:17 AM
In this age of satellite cameras that can read license plates, discovering armored railroad cars doesn;t seem that difficult.
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Posted by CMStPnP on Thursday, March 29, 2018 2:27 PM

Isn't Dwight Eisenhowers train armored?    The one that used to be or still is at the Green Bay Railway museum?    Understood it is built to British specs.

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