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Why couple the E5 and E6?

JRail: News, Announcements & General Discussions Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Here's my guess. They travel a route that is part common/ part divergent. They couple at the beginning of the common part. One driver can serve both trains. Then at the last stop of the common part they uncouple and a driver boards the second train. Then the each finish their own divergent routes...
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JR West Hakubi Line, Niimi to Yonago

JRail: Pictures & Videos Yesterday, 06:47 PM
YouTube member nimo5 just posted this interesting zenmen tenbou video of a trip from Niimi to Yonago on the Hakubi Line, taken from KiHa 120-358 on Train # 827D:     Because it was taken just very recently, there is still snow on the ground on much of the route. Note nimo5 shows the pa...
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My new mini layout

Layout Planning Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Hi guys! Can't wait anymore! Even when I have other projects on the workbench, can't stop thinking on the next layout. So, I've been playing with scarm and track I have available and came up with a little desing based on a layout seen on the net some time ago in the dissapeared blog of Mr. Hideta...
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KATO E3, E6, 500 Shinkansens for sale.

Classifieds - For Sale or Trade Yesterday, 07:02 AM
I have the following items for sale:   - KATO E6 Shinkansen, 10-1136 + 10-1137 (complete 7 set) (asking price €150) - KATO E3 2000 10-1125 Tsubasa New Color (complete 7 set) (asking price €150) - KATO 500 series Shinkansen (10-510 + 10-512) (12 part set) (asking price €175)   All these...
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Modeling "stacked" catenary towers

Structures and Scenery 20 Feb 2017
A quick scan of HS indicates that there are no commercial models of these towers, so I guess it's a question of bashing together multiple single crossbar towers.   http://www.geocities...o/turumi/07.jpg   If anyone here has done this, could you recommend the best starting point?  i...
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