Skip to comments.N. Korea: Kim Jong-il's Special Train At Shinuiju(right across Chinese border)
Posted on 09/04/2006 5:02:12 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
JoongAng Ilbo, a major S. Korean daily, reports that Kim Jong-il's special train is at Shinuiju, as of Sept. 4, right across Chinese border. It says that the train may cross Yalu River in early morning of Sept. 5 and enter China.
LOL, wouldn't it be a hoot if the Chinese refused to give it back :)
Yep, Chinese can up the ante. They can hold onto the train and everybody in it.:)
watch for another huge train related explosion....that'll make his brillo head hair stand on edge
Is this a North Korean train, or is it a stolen Chinese train?
or is it a Chinese train sent to pick up Ill, which after his return will become the property of North Korea?
His own heavily-armored train.
I'd be curious to see inside his inner circle as his funding dries and countries shut down and impound his bank accounts.
I wouldn't want to be him as he tells his top military officials that they won't be paid...
Wouldn't it be a shame if a railroad bridge collapsed under the weight of that armored train?
Hey, China, you might want to think about that....
I doubt he's in the train. Too busy pooping his pants at the thought of us taking that train out. Which we should do. If it's a sure thing he's in it. Which it's not.
A military news website last week recorded that North Korea had been stealing China's trains.
Unable to feed itself under Kim's rule, North Korea has been receiving food aid rail-freighted from China, the website strategypage.com reported.
This aid has now been halted because Kim's regime will not return the trains on which the food comes in.
They just send back the drivers. It seems that as well as a shortage of food, North Korea also has a shortage of rolling stock.
The private train of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. A yellow star decorates the front of the bullet and explosive-proof train, which is equipped with state-of-the-art communications equipment and has a bedroom, office, meeting room and dining room.
No more new Mercedes to 4-star generals for putting up with the crap he dishes out.
He actually has two special trains. One of them serves as a decoy.
Target Rich Caravan.
Maybe it's taking back all the Chinese tourists they're no longer letting in the country?
Was that taken in NKor? Those rails, ties and roadbed look in awful bad shape. Surprised the thing stays on the tracks.
I'll bet it's not airtight. A little CN gas would make life more enjoyable inside :-)
Kim needs medical treatment and the safest place (medically that is) is in China.
Apparently Kim is afraid of flying which is why he uses trains.
His last trip to China was secret. Nobody knew about it until he showed up in the newspapers in China (because the time before, somebody accidently left a truck full of dynamite next to the tracks.)
truck full of dynamite next to the tracks
From examining satellite photo evidence, many believe that it was not a dynamite explosion. Some highly potent material like rocket fuel. Some speculate that N. Koreans tried to enhance missile fuel with adding extra chemicals. Would give missile much powerful propulsion, but highly unstable. Somebody lighted it up when Kim was about to pass by, as the story goes.
Hard to say from the picture -
"I'll bet it's not airtight. A little CN gas would make life more enjoyable inside :-)"
I would suppose that armoured trains would have been airtight since ... Oh .. World War I gas attacks maybe ?
Heh they gotta get those counterfeit $100 supernotes out of Noth Korea somehow.
That is an issue. To bad our HUMINT is so bad after the 'Rats hijacked the CIA and state department. Of course we could try to destroy both, but would have to be sure he was on board.
Now when they say "Special..."
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