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MicroAce new releases for March 2009

MicroAce have announced the following new releases, tentatively for March 2009 …

  • A1583 – JNR 10 series PC 10 car set Express ‘Aki’
  • A1584 – JNR 10 series PC 3 car add-on Express ‘Aki’
  • A3371 – JR West 223-0 series EC 2+6 car set (O-CAT)
  • A3372 – JR West 223-0 series EC 3+5 car set
  • A3374 – JR West 223-9000 series EC 3 car set (U@tech)
  • A3691 – JNR 485-1500 series EC 6 car set Express ‘Ishikari’
  • A3694 – JR East 485-1500 series EC 6 car set ‘Grade-up Raicho’
  • A3695 – JR East 485-1500 series EC 3 car addon ‘Grade-up Raicho’
  • A9614 – C62-17 series SL (for ‘Aki’ passenger train)
  • A9615 – C59-108 series SL (Tokaido-San’yo line)
  • A9813 – C59-164 series SL (now in Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum)

The 223-0 series runs to Kansai Airport alongside the 281 ‘Haruka’ – I have been waiting for these for a long time 🙂 A3372 is the original configuration, A3371 is the more recent configuration, and A3374 is an inspection train that included a 213 series observation car from the ‘Marine Liner’ train.

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October 11, 2008 - Posted by | MicroAce

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