Jump to content

Recent Topics

Tomix J.R. Electrical Inspection Cars Series 193 (2-Car S...

The Train Doktor Today, 09:47 AM
i have a Tomix J.R. Electrical Inspection Cars Series 193 (2-Car Set) that has both factory supplied geared power trucks.  1 contains the serrated track cleaning wheels and the other truck contains what appears to be a standard wheelset.  The standard wheelset doesn't pro...
Full topic ›

Announcing MTP DCC Conversion Service

DCC, Electrical & Automation Today, 07:29 AM
Great news from Model Train Plus newsletter #66   "I understand many customer wants to run your train on DCC.  However, many of Japanese train is not so friendly with DCC.  To solve your hassle converting DCC by yourself, Model Train Plus now will start to provide DCC conversion se...
Full topic ›

supermarket in Tokyo

Travel: Tips, Planning & Memories Today, 12:16 AM
Hello   Soon i will be travelling again in Japan and this time i wish to visit  a Japanese supermarket. Not a local shop or Lawson, but really a big one (like Walmart or Auchan, or big tesco)    I know is strange, but when i travel abroad i always try to visit supermarkets whe...
Full topic ›

Doctor Yellow - Tomix vs. Kato?

Rolling Stock Yesterday, 09:38 PM
I want to get a Doctor as my next Shinkansen. So far almost everything I have is Kato. I've been reluctant to get anything non-Kato as the other (american) brands I've tried don't come close in quality and reliability. The only Tomix models I have are a Thomas the Tank Engine and a cleaning car t...
Full topic ›

Kato 500 Series Shinkansen Nose Cone?

Rolling Stock Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Does anyone know a assy part number for a Kato 500 series nose cone? I lost mine. I have no idea where. I turned the entire house upside down, checked everywhere it could conceivably be, sifted through the vacuum cleaner contents, even sorted through the garbage. Noting. It's been more than a wee...
Full topic ›
- - - - -

Welcome to JNS Forum!


We are a friendly, worldwide community of Japanese train and modeler enthusiasts that like to share news and information on these subjects. The forum is divided into forums and subforums on prototype and modeling, and in addition we have forums on rail and rail modeling around the world. You are welcome to read posts without joining the forum, but to participate in the community you will need to join as a member. If you have any questions or concerns about the forum, please contact a moderator (cteno4 or Densha). The forum is all volunteer and has no advertising. We do a small donation drive once in a while to pay for the forum software license and our server costs, but those are all voluntary and infrequent.

Please come on in and participate and enjoy! We are a very friendly group and try to keep the rules to a minimum, but we need to have a few basic, common sense rules that we respectfully request members to hold on to.
  • Be Polite - Please be polite and always be respectful of others on the forum. People will disagree at times but please do the disagreeing in respectful and polite ways.
  • Remember the Forum is International - This is an international forum with members from all over the world, so please remember that language and cultural differences will happen, as well as many members having English as a second language may cause some misunderstandings or misinterpretations.
  • No Politics - Please stay away from political comments and discussions. This is a train forum, not a political forum. Some train topics touch on politics and this is fine to discuss, we just do not want political discussions unrelated to trains.
  • No Adult Content - We want to keep the content here open to all, including minors, so we ask you to keep the content away from adult oriented material. This forum is about trains.
  • Content Copyright
    What to Do - You are welcome to post your own photos and videos in posts and in the photo galleries. You can also embed others' images and videos as long as it is done with a commercial service (like YouTube, Flickr, etc), where the content owner has given blanket permission for the use of the embedding feature of the service. As for other images and videos that are not your own, please just provide links to the original web page the image or video is on in order to give credit to the creator and allow others to look at the whole site it came from. For text it is fine to copy the first paragraph or a short quote into a post, as long as the reference link is given to the complete piece.
    What Not to Do - Please do not post or embed images, videos, sections of web pages and other content that is not your own, as we cannot have others' copyrighted materials on the forum.
    Disclaimer - JNS does not assume any copyright on any content posted on the forum, all copyrights are held by their original owner.



0 Comments