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‘Enoshima’ photos

Posted by redracer on October 19, 2008

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

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JR East’s Keihin Tohoku line

Posted by redracer on March 6, 2007

The Keihin Tohoku line is one of Tokyo’s busiest major suburban lines.
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JR East ‘Shikisai’ (4 Seasons) Joyful train

Posted by redracer on February 27, 2007

UPDATE 21-04-2007 – You can now read a review of the latest model here …

http://jmtn.wordpress.com/2007/04/22/kato-10-919-review/


JR East converted one of their Ome line 4 car 201 series suburban sets to the ‘Shikisai’ (4 Seasons) Joyful train in 2001.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Japanese buildings

Posted by redracer on February 20, 2007

If you have never been to Japan, you would not believe the sight that is typical of most Japanese cities.   Read the rest of this entry »

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New Tomytec ‘The Truck Collection #3

Posted by redracer on January 27, 2007

Details and pictures of the items in this new series have been posted to the JMTN Blog page.

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New Tomytec ‘The Trailer Collection #2

Posted by redracer on January 16, 2007

Details and pictures of the items in this new series have been posted to the JMTN Blog page.

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New Tomytech & MicroAce items

Posted by redracer on January 12, 2007

I have posted to the JMTN Blog page details of …

  • Tomytec’s latest in ‘The Trailer Collection’ – series #2
  • MicroAce’s tentative new releases for June 2007, which includes one of my favourites – the Izukyu ‘Alpha Resort 21’ (see picture below) 😆

Unlike the older ‘Resort 21’, which is red on one side and blue on the other, the ‘Alpha Resort 21’ is alternating red and blue on both sides.

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Japanese Model Train News BLOG

Posted by redracer on December 30, 2006

I have started up another blog, to publish news of releases etc. in the wonderful world of Japanese model trains 🙂

Actually, it’s been going for a couple of days … http://jmtn.wordpress.com

You can link to it from here or subscribe to it directly. It will eventually replace the Yahoo! group that I have been running for many years now …

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