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NYTimes: China’s Ambitious Rail Projects Crash Into Harsh...

Worldwide Rail Today, 05:02 PM
Interesting read. Jeff http://www.nytimes.c...core-ipad-share
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Searching for drawings/blueprints of houses

Scenery: Techniques & Inspirational Layouts Today, 01:11 AM
I'm searching for drawings/blueprints/plans of houses commonly found in the Japanese countryside, e.g. https://goo.gl/maps/1D3eT5ZWD7o or https://goo.gl/maps/1LKQvczEv3x .A search for 一戸建て 図 results in lots of floor plans, but I'm more interested in the exteriors.Too bad you can't measure in...
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Small children riding the train in Japan

Off Topic 02 Oct 2015
It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats. They wear knee socks, polished patent leather shoes, and plaid jumpers, with wide-brimmed hats fastened under the chin and train passes pinned to their backpacks. The ki...
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Mystery American locomotive

Worldwide Models 02 Oct 2015
Here's a poser - can anyone identify this locomotive?     It was part of a job lot of "overseas" (i.e. non-Japanese) stuff I bought off Yahoo Japan (hey, I'm in Japan, I can get all the Japanese stuff I want, but I was after some European stuff in the same lot). Now, I know virtually n...
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Seeking pantograph for Tomix 211-0, 92932

The Train Doktor 01 Oct 2015
I'm currently trying to make three slightly dog-eared coaches from one of these sets presentable, but the upper half of the pantograph is missing. Anyone know which Tomix pantograph I need to replace it? I've tried comparing the base I have and photographs of the set on Hobbysearch to their photo...
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Happy New Year!

Dec 30 2014 05:55 PM | Martijn Meerts in Articles

Time for a new year!

But first of all, we'd like to wish you all a happy new year and all the best for 2015!

And we would like to thank you all for visiting and contributing to the forum, it is and has been a pleasure to share this forum with you.

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