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Kato N 10428 Blue General 7-Car Basic Set, Tsubame

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The limited express "Heiwa" between Tokyo and Osaka, which was revived in 1949, was renamed "Tsubame" the following year. "Hato" has also appeared as a sister train. In addition to the observation cars and dining cars, which were also the symbols of the limited express at the time, it was a luxurious formation that connected 5 cars of special 2nd class cars (currently green cars), connecting Tokyo to Osaka in 7 hours 30 minutes.

In 1956, full-line electrification of the Tokaido Main Line was achieved, and through operation by electric locomotive towing became possible. At that time, there was no concern that the vehicle would be contaminated with soot of steam locomotives, so the body painting The color was changed to a light green color that was novel at the time, and it was popular with the nickname "Ao shogun" due to the image of the long train and the paint color. After that, it continued to play an active role as a symbol of the luxury passenger train limited express train, such as the 10 series light passenger car (Naro 10, Oshi 17) immediately after its completion, but in 1960 the 1960 series 151 limited express train appeared. Instead, the curtain ended with its gorgeous history.

Contains Car Numbers:
#21 (Motor Car)

Fully detailed cars
Expertly painted
Accurately detailed

SKU: KAT-10428


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