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K8044 - JR Chiki 5000 Flat Wagons with Containers Set (2)
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Kato 8044 JR Chiki 5000 Flat Wagons with Containers Set (2)

Only £37.00 Out of stock but available to order
Brand: Kato
Part Number: 8044
Scale / Type: N Scale
Our Code: K8044

8044 Chiki 5000 (2-car) The container limited express train was born between Tokyo (Shiodome) and Osaka (Umeda) in November 1959 as the container-only train for the first time in Japan. A number of prototypes and tests are repeated for containers that are operated at high speed and containers that are loaded at the time of operation, and the result is the Chiki 5000 container wagon and the 5000 container. Mammoth Electric EH10, which boasted the latest and strongest at the time, was designated as a traction machine, and a Yo 5000 type with a two-stage link mechanism corresponding to 85 km / h was connected to the tail, Chiki 24 and Yo 5000 1 both It was driven by a total of 25 cars. The Chiki 5000 painted in red No. 3 became the standard paint color of the container wagons thereafter. And the 5000 form container and the Yo 5000 form dedicated to the "Takarago" are painted in pale green, and the Yo 5000 form is further equipped with a "Takara" lamplight type tail mark, and it is bright that can not be thought of only black freight cars Appeared in coloring, the enthusiasm of JNR at the time is transmitted. After that, the container express developed steadily, and appeared in the same section “the second wing” and “west way” between Hakata (Yoshizuka) and Osaka (Umeda) one after another, and laid the foundation for today's container transportation. The production of the Chiki 5000 was discontinued for the first 55 cars manufactured for the Takano issue, and the improved Chiki 5500, with an additional deck that performs brake operation, was mass-produced from 1960. Both changed to Chiki ? Koki under the title change of 1965 (1965), and Koki 5000 has been reorganized into Koki 5500 after being remodeled by expansion of the deck, and the form has disappeared. In addition, the container, also the mass production type 6000 form appeared in 1960 (1960) and was used in the whole country. Main features ? Commercialized the Tokaido Main Line (Showa 30's) container express "Takara" as an extension of the (N) name train series remaining in railway history. ? Model the specifications of the mid-late half of the Showa era in the prototype. ? (N) The highest peak of a representative freight train that best matches the tow of the EH10. ? The Chiki 5000 will be used in addition to the Takara issue, and the Chiki 5500 will be used by incorporating it into container trains and general freight trains, including Nishi Takara. The best match for freight trains of the steamer heyday. ? Faithfully reproduces the complex car body shape of a container freight car making use of the features of plastic molding technology. ? Faithfully reproduce the details of various parts of the vehicle such as handrails, underframes, and piping. ? Beautifully reproduces the body painting color painted on the 5000 type of Chiki and 5500 of Chiki (Red No. 3) and the bright pale green color of the container. ? Beautifully reproduce the bright light green of the Yo 5000 form and the body color of the dark red in the hem. -Reproduce the vehicle number of the Chiki 5000, Chiki 5500, and the vehicle description realistically. -Reproduce the 5000, 6000 container number, container notation, JNR mark realistically. ? All the numbers for the 5000 and 6000 containers are different. ? The Yo 5000 “Takago” streetlight type tail mark lights up beautifully. ? 9-car basic set (5000-type container loading) Shiodome station Shiki 50010 + Tiki 5010 + Tiki 5013 + Tiki 5016 + Tiki 5019 + Tiki 5021 + Tiki 5024 + Tiki 5024 + Tiki 5028 + Yo 5006 4 types of 5000 type container loading, 4 types of 6000 type container loading) ? Chiki 5000 (5000 type container loading) Shiodome station standing Chiki 5007 + Chiki 5026 ? Chiki 5500 (6000 type container loading) Umeda Station standing Chiki 5523 + Chiki 5536 ? Supplied Parts (parts with user) not yet determined The tail lamp (Yo 5000) lights up. "Takara" Optional option ? Magnematic coupler MT-10 Product number: 11-711

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