Tomix 96018 srbu78 H0 Super Trainset Japanese Series 583, 582 581 Tsubame Ep IV 1978, JNR, 12cars
Year 1978. Electric limited express EMU 581 / 583 series "JNR Limited Express Series 583 (Tsubame and others)", operational date 1978, Showa 53. Compared with the other version from 1973, it comes with a slightly different car arrangement.
This is a rare chance to get a brand new and complete FULL LENGTH H0 TOMIX set (more than 3 meters). This offer does not just includes the basic set, but all of the following sets (according to manufacturer's suggestions):
96018 H0-018 4-car base set series 583 KUHANE581 x2, MOHANE583 x2, all sleeping cars
96020 H0-020 2-car addon with 2nd motor, MOHANE582, MOHANE583 sleeping cars
96021 H0-021 2-car addon with MOHANE582, MOHANE583 sleeping cars
96359 H0-359 1 car x2, type SAHANE581 sleeping cars
96360 H0-360 1 car type SARO581 coach car
96361 H0-361 1 car type SASHI581 dining car
The complete model train consists of 12 units, comes with Scharfenberg and Kadee couplings, and uses 2 CANON made DN16 motors with flywheels to power the train for smooth operation. Kindly note that a minimum radius of 490mm is necessary; for S-curves, you would need an even bigger radius.
In 1967, limited express train 581/583 was introduced on the "Midori" (Shin-Ōsaka to Kumamoto) limited express during daytime and on the "Gekkō" (Shin-Osaka to Hakata) limited express during nighttime.
In 1967, the limited express train 581/583 was introduced on the "Midori" (Shin-Ōsaka to Kumamoto) limited express during daytime and on the "Gekkō" (Shin-Osaka to Hakata) limited express during nighttime.
In 1968, 583 series started operation on the "Hatsukari", Ueno -> Aomori via Tōhoku Main Line during daytime and on the "Hakutsuru", Ueno -> Aomori via Tōhoku Main Line during nighttime; and also on the "Yūzuru", Ueno - Aomori via Jōban Line during nighttime.
Weight is 3380g.
Overall length is 3200mm.
The complete train represents premium quality from Tomix.