Armored Trains and Artillery Railway Cars
The Armored Train, a carry-over from the century before, saw renewed interest during World War 1 and continued in action even into World War 2 and beyond.There are a total of 15 Armored Trains and Artillery Railway Cars in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.
This listing includes trains, railway guns and artillery wagons.
The Paris Gun of the German Empire in World War 1 was not so much to destroy the city as it was a psychological wea...
The French relied on a variety of aged railway gun systems when the Germans invaded in 1940 - the 240mm TAZ Modele ...
Amazingly, over twenty-five of these massive railway cannons were built by the Germans for action in World War 2....
The PL-37 Light Artillery Wagon became a standardized military train car for Soviet armored train battalions of Wor...
Two MBV-2 heavy-class armored trained were built by the Soviet Union in the late 1930s....
The Navy Gun Car 14-Inch fitted the massive U.S. Navy 14-inch naval gun to an armored railway car for service in Wo...
The Ordnance BL 12-inch collection of British Army railway howitzers developed for siege operations of World War 1....
The Ordnance BL 12-inch Railway Gun combined 12-inch naval artillery with the strategic flexibility of a railway sy...
A World War 1 veteran, the British Ordnance BL 9.2-inch railway gun was still on hand for home defense during World...
The Panzertriebwagen Armored Rail-Cruiser was a militarized 1944 development of the 1942 WR550D14 diesel locomotive...
One of the more successful Austro-Hungarian ventures into the realm of Armored Trains was their Panzerzug II concep...
Pilsudczyk was formed from the captured Austro-Hungarian armored train Pz.Zug V and managed a service record into W...
The Steyr Panzerjager-Treibwagen only existed in three completed forms by the end of the war in 1945 - none saw com...