First North Korea-Russia train in years sparks fears of undercover ammunition transport

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In a monumental event, the first Russia-bound freight train left North Korea on Friday, 4 November. The train carrying three closed railcars entered Russia via the only land link connecting the two countries, the Tumanagang bridge, also known as Korea-Russia Friendship Bridge. Though it is impossible to determine what the train carried, the combination of different facts leads to fears that it could transport ammunition destined for the Ukrainian war front.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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First North Korea-Russia train in years sparks fears of undercover ammunition transport

Image: Wikimedia Commons. TowerCard

In a monumental event, the first Russia-bound freight train left North Korea on Friday, 4 November. The train carrying three closed railcars entered Russia via the only land link connecting the two countries, the Tumanagang bridge, also known as Korea-Russia Friendship Bridge. Though it is impossible to determine what the train carried, the combination of different facts leads to fears that it could transport ammunition destined for the Ukrainian war front.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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