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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2021 9:23 p.m. PST

"The First World War saw armoured trains patrolling the coast to meet any threat from the German Navy

Immediately following both world wars, The Engineer featured articles about the machines that had helped wage war and to protect the home front. In 1919, we find a description of the fearsome armoured trains commissioned to help defend the coast…"



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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2021 9:41 a.m. PST

It's a WWII train but probably my favourite armoured train:


Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2021 9:44 a.m. PST

There's a bit more info on the WWI trains at the National Railway Museum web-site, including a nice photo of the engine



Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2021 10:51 a.m. PST



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