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(Japanese Model Train Newsletter)

Release schedules from Greenmax & Kato

Here are some revised schedules for new releases up until early 2008 …

GREENMAX

Dec 2007 – RTR

  • 4911 – Keikyu 2100 series EC 8 car set ‘Blue Sky Train’ (limited edition)
    This was previously available as a Crosspoint painted kit

Jan 2008 – Painted kits

  • 1074T – Tokyu 1000 series EC 3 car set (Tokyu Ikegami & Tamagawa lines)
  • 1075T – Tokyu 1000 series EC 4 car set (Tokyu Toyoko & Hibiya subway lines)
  • 1075M – Tokyu 1000 series EC 4 car add-on (Tokyu Toyoko & Hibiya subway lines)

Feb 2008 – Re-releases

  • 4001 – Kiha200 series DC 2 car set (JR Kyushu – red/blue doors)
  • 4001-1 – Kiha200 series DC 2 car set (JR Kyushu – red/blue doors) non-powered
  • 4004 – Kiha54-500 series DC 2 car set (JR Hokkaido)
  • 4023 – Kintetsu 22000 series EC 4 car set ‘ACE’
  • 4024 – Kintetsu 22000 series EC 2 car set ‘ACE’
  • 4025 – Kintetsu 22000 series EC 2 car set ‘ACE’ (non-powered)
    Price has increased on 4024/4025

KATO

Jan 2001 – New release

  • 10-551 – E231 series EC 6 car set (Joban line)
  • 10-552 – E231 series EC 4 car add-on (Joban  line)
  • 10-553 – E231 series EC 5 car set (Joban line)
    This is a waste of time and money – Tomix released this set in March 2004 !!! And why have they changed their E231 release configuration from 8+2 cars to 6+4 cars ???

Jan 2001 – Re-releases

  • 3021-1 – EF81 series EL (standard colour with new coupler)
  • 8037-1 Tak1000 series tank car (Japan Oil Terminal)
  • 10-386 – 285-0 series EC 7 car set ‘Sunrise Express’
  • 10-387 – 285-3000 series EC 7 car set ‘Sunrise Express’
  • 10-421 – 313-0 series EC 4 car set
  • 10-422 – 313-300 series EC 2 car add-on
  • 10-423 – 313-3000 series 2 car set
  • 10-399 – E26 series PC 6 car set ‘Cassiopeia’
  • 10-400 – E26 series PC 6 car add-on ‘Cassiopeia’
  • 10-482 – 683 series EC 6 car set ‘Thunderbird’
  • 10-483 – 683 series EC 3 car add-on ‘Thunderbird’
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October 6, 2007 - Posted by | Greenmax, Kato

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