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« on: September 17, 2021, 05:19:44 am »

shown on sky news on friday morning at approx 05:10am,

reminds me of the model trains that had those guns on WW2 german trains.
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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2021, 06:57:41 am »

As has probably been said elsewhere, could make for some interesting passenger information announcements (but probably not their strong point!).
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2021, 10:00:55 am »

Here is a BBC» (British Broadcasting Corporation - home page) Video -

Watch out for my favourite bit just before the launch where the train staff in hazmat suits show their faith in the system by getting the heck out of there as fast as their legs will carry them.

The good news though is that the retro brake van-style system should have plenty of room for bikes and surfboards.

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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2021, 01:00:42 pm »

So no chance of widespread OHL (Over-Head Line) on North Korean Railways then?  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2021, 03:07:04 pm »

They decided to go one better than the Japanese bullet train.

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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2021, 03:53:37 pm »

So no chance of widespread OHL (Over-Head Line) on North Korean Railways then?  Grin

No need.

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