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Kato - 10-1115 - Passenger Train, Electric, Series E233-3000 - Japan Railways East - 2 Car Add-On Set

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Stock Number10-1115
Original Retail Price3,410¥
BrandKato
ManufacturerKato
Body StyleKato Box Set Japanese Prototype
Image Provider's WebsiteLink
PrototypePassenger Train, Electric, Series E233-3000
Road or Company NameJapan Railways East (Details)
Reporting MarksTokaido Line
Road or Reporting Number2 Car Add-On Set
Paint Color(s)Silver with Green & Orange Stripes
Print Color(s)White & Green
Coupler TypeKato Operating Knuckle
Wheel TypeNickel-Silver Plated Metal
Wheel ProfileSmall Flange (Low Profile)
MultipackYes
Multipack Count2
Multipack ID Number10-1115
Release Date2012-08-01
Item CategoryPassenger Trains
Model TypeElectric
Model SubtypePassenger
Model VarietySeries E233-3000
EAN/JAN/GTIN13 Number4949727055862



Model Information: Kato boxed sets for Japanese Prototypes come in various shapes and sizes. These may contain complete train sets with track and power pack or may be as simple as a pair of passenger coaches. Many of the sets use "bookshelf" boxes with cardboard sleeves and carefully cut foam inserts.
Road Name History:
JR East was incorporated on 1 April 1987 after being spun off from the government-run Japanese National Railways (JNR). The spin-off was nominally "privatization", as the company was actually a wholly owned subsidiary of the government-owned JNR Settlement Corporation for several years, and was not completely sold to the public until 2002.

Following the breakup, JR East ran the operations on former JNR lines in the Greater Tokyo Area, the Tohoku region, and surrounding areas. Its railway lines primarily serve Kanto and Tohoku regions, along with adjacent areas in Koshin'etsu region (Niigata, Nagano, Yamanashi) and Shizuoka prefectures.
Brand/Importer Information:
Kato Precision Railroad Models (関水金属株式会社 Sekisui Kinzoku Kabushikigaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of model railroad equipment in N and HO scales. The Tokyo-based company manufactures models based on Japanese prototypes (such as the Shinkansen bullet train) for the Japanese market, North American prototypes for the North American market and European high-speed trains for European market.
The Kato (pronounced kah-toe) model railroad companies were founded by Yuji Kato, father of current president Hiroshi Kato, of the parent company Sekisui Kinzoku Co., Ltd.

The design and distribution of models for the North American market are handled by their U.S. subsidiary, Kato USA, located in Schaumburg, Illinois.
The design of special models for the European market is handled for some of them by their partner, Lemke, whereas the general distribution of Kato products in Europe is handled by NOCH; both companies are located in Germany.
As a result, some Kato European models are sold as Kato Lemke and others as Kato (alone).
Item created by: CNW400 on 2021-03-24 11:59:47. Last edited by CNW400 on 2021-03-24 12:00:24

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