JMTN blog

(Japanese Model Train Newsletter)

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

Greenmax’s own Business Buildings kit samples

At recent Hobby Exhibitions, Greenmax had some ambitious (and expensive) samples on display to show what can be done with their new Business Buildings kit …

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September 5, 2009 Posted by | Greenmax, model review | Leave a comment

More Greenmax city building samples

Here is another building I have made from the new Greenmax kit, as well as some other samples from them …

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May 31, 2009 Posted by | Greenmax, model review | 1 Comment

New Greenmax city building kit review

Finally released are Greenmax’s long-awaited modular city building series …

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April 11, 2009 Posted by | Greenmax, model review | 2 Comments

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

Tomix vs. Kato E233-1000 model review

Having the unique opportunity to compare these two items side by side, I decided to write a review and make up a scorecard …

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February 22, 2009 Posted by | Kato, model review, Tomix | Leave a comment

Tomix N700 Shinkansen model review

Well I finally got rid of my Kato N700 set and replaced it with the Tomix N700-3000 version that had just come out when I was in Japan in December …

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January 14, 2009 Posted by | Kato, model review, Tomix | 7 Comments

Modemo Enoden N500 series review

Modemo have released their model of the Enoshima’s Railways latest electric set, the N500 series, and I think this would have to be their best model so far  …

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January 27, 2008 Posted by | Enoshima, model review, Modemo | Leave a comment

Kato C62 SL review

Kato have just released their newly tooled C62 SL, and pre-production photos of the model looked very special …

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January 14, 2008 Posted by | Kato, model review | 3 Comments

Most popular posts for 2007

For your edification, here is a list of the most popular posts for 2007 – the first year of this blog …

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January 13, 2008 Posted by | Kato, MicroAce, model review, Modemo, Statistics, Tomix, Tomytec | Leave a comment

Kato N700 Shinkansen model review

6 days after Tomix, Kato released their version of the N700 Shinkansen. Here is a review of the model …

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December 22, 2007 Posted by | Kato, model review, Tomix | 13 Comments

Tomytec ‘Machinami Collection’ #7 review

‘Machinami Collection’ #7 has arrived, and I think this is their best release yet 🙂

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October 6, 2007 Posted by | model review, Tomytec | Leave a comment

Tomytec ‘Machinami Collection’ #6 review

Just arrived is this fabulous series of older style traditional Japanese buildings.

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July 3, 2007 Posted by | model review, Tomytec | Leave a comment

Tomytec ‘The Truck Collection’ #3 review

‘The Truck Collection’ #3 has been released, and youy can blame it on either Japan or Australia Post for the fact I only just received it, so sorry the review is a little late 😦

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May 3, 2007 Posted by | model review, Tomytec | 1 Comment

Kato 10-919 201 series EC 4 car set ‘Shikisai’ (4 Seasons) review

This model was released at the end of March, and I am sorry it took so long to do a review 😳

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April 22, 2007 Posted by | Kato, model review | 2 Comments