what role did trains/railways play in the war effort of both sides in ww1?

This is an armored train. This was used to transport all kinds of weapons & men.
Some railways were used to transport men in to battle & as a makeshift infirmary

I leaned that armored trains were used during the war on both sides to transport troops and artillery. Here are some more fun facts about trains and railways.

1.The armored train was seen in the civil war.

2. Not just a armored train it was heavily armed and loaded with troops.

3. It was very loud and noticeable and ready for battle at all times.

4. the nickname was the iron horse.

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