JMTN blog

(Japanese Model Train Newsletter)

Tomix’s Track & Wheel Cleaning Systems (updated again)

I have decided to document the history of Tomix’s various products used for cleaning track & wheels …

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May 9, 2011 Posted by | MicroAce, Tomix | 22 Comments

ONE train – FIVE names – SIX different colours !

Japan is well know for it’s variety of colourful trains, but in this case I think they have even outdone themselves … Continue reading

December 29, 2010 Posted by | MicroAce, model review | 1 Comment

N-Gauge of the Year 2009

After analysing and translating the results from a popular Japanese new release blog page, I have tabulated the top 5 releases from last year …

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January 5, 2010 Posted by | Greenmax, Kato, Kawai, MicroAce, Modemo, Statistics, Tomix, Tomytec | Leave a comment

MicroAce releases for November 2009

MicroAce have announced their tentative new and re-releases for November 2009 …

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June 14, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce | 1 Comment

MicroAce new releases for October 2009

MicroAce have announced their tentative new items for release in October 2009 …

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May 14, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

New Fastech360 model !!!

A model of this train has been anticipated for a long time by many enthusiasts …

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April 1, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce, model review | 7 Comments

MicroAce releases for August 2009

MicroAce have announced their tentative list of released for August 2009 …

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March 13, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

MicroAce releases for July 2009

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

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February 12, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

Second anniversary !!!

January 2009 is the second anniversary of this Blog, and considering the amount of time I have had to work on it, I am rather pleased with it’s progress …

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February 1, 2009 Posted by | Bandai, Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, Kawai, MicroAce, Modemo, Statistics, Tomix, Tomytec | 2 Comments

Enoshima is going to Japan !!!

As probably everyone knows, Enoshima is IN Japan, so while that title may sound stupid, what I mean is that it is being planned that my latest ‘N’ scale Japanese model railway layout ‘Enoshima’ will be attending 2 exhibitions in Japan later this year. Full details follow …
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January 17, 2009 Posted by | Bandai, Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, Kawai, MicroAce, Modemo, Tomix, Tomytec | 4 Comments

MicroAce releases for June 2009

MicroAce have announced their releases for June 2009. I didn’t see a list for May, but April’s list was rather larger than usual !!!

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January 10, 2009 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

MicroAce releases for April 2009

MicroAce have announced a large list of new models for April 2009, many of which I don’t think will be released until later 🙂

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November 12, 2008 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

‘Enoshima’ pictures

I have finally updated the ‘Enoshima’ home page with pictures taken from the latest exhibition ….

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October 18, 2008 Posted by | Bandai, Enoshima, Greenmax, Kato, MicroAce, Modemo, Tomix, Tomytec | Leave a comment

MicroAce new releases for March 2009

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

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October 11, 2008 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment

MicroAce releases for February 2009

MicroAce have announced their tentative releases for February 2009 …

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September 13, 2008 Posted by | MicroAce | Leave a comment