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Just a random thought - is anyone modelling Japanese trains which have been sold to other countries (mainly Indonesia, but also the Philippines and maybe Myanmar)?

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HantuBlauLOL

i am modelling Indonesia..

 

only have JR103 and KRL-I (converted from E231 frame) EMUs so far.. and one BB303 locomotive plus its K3 (economy) class passenger cars.

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railsquid

Interesing - any pictures?

 

(And have you added the apparently obligatory wire mesh front windscreen covers?)

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HantuBlauLOL

Interesing - any pictures?

 

(And have you added the apparently obligatory wire mesh front windscreen covers?)

 

only have KRL-I's prototype (paper made), BB303 in progress, and the 103 still unpainted.

 

nope, i'm modelling them in 2005-2008, the meshes are still not attached on this period.

 

 

103, KRL-I prototype, and EH500

 

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103 and BB303 in progress

 

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K3 local passenger car (paper made, out of plastic, lol)

 

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well, you see a BB304 on its background.. it was a prototype, and used its chassis on the BB303

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Railtunes

I'm using N scale Japanese steam models - D51, C57, 8620, 9600, C50, C12 - for Taiwan steam, as they are correct with just minimal detail changes. I've already used a MicroAce C56 to do a Thai 2-6-0 locomotive, and some of the models listed above can also be used for Thailand, Russia (Sakhalin), China and even a standard gauge D51 for Korea.

I'll also be using Japanese Kiha 52 and class 20 blue passenger cars for Philippine models, as these are also correct.

A MicroAce C12 can also be used for Vietnam.

There are also a couple of Japanese electrics that can be kitbashed for China. 

 

And, farther afield, kitbashed Japanese D51 and electrics (made into Diesels) for Bolivia.

 

No doubt there are others I've overlooked. . .

 

- Paul Ingraham, AsiaNRail 

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HantuBlauLOL

C12 was also used in Indonesia back then as C32 class afaik.

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Omega Tau

I have the Taiwan Touch Rail TEMU 1000 Tokoro Express set.  The TEMU 1000 is an exported JR 885 Series.

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ben_issacs

Railtunes, 

The Japanese C 56's that went to the RSR were a little out of gauge for that system, their boiler mountings were shortened by a few inches, not to show up on  a model, and the cab roof's central section, about 4 feet or so, was flat, not curved. 

This shows up on photos,

Also, RSR used vacuum brakes, so all air brake fittings, compressor, receiver, aftercooler and associated piping were removed.

The Japanese knuckle couplers went, replaced by the RSR pattern meat choppers, on a model these wouldn't have to work, but are quite distinctive in appearance on the front buffer beam.

Regards, 

Bill, 

Melbourne.

 

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kevsmiththai

My scratchbuilt  1.32nd scale C56 is based on the SRT ones. It will run on 0 gauge track when finished but to be honest I not done much on it for ages

 

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GFS Steel chassis milled out to represent the bar frames, Nickel silver superstructure and turned Cast iron wheels

 

The plinthed ones at the SRT stations and the ones based at Thonburi make getting detail shots of these quite easy

 

Kev

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Yavianice

The Japanese EF66 has also been sold to Spain. Renfe class 251. It's really funny seeing a Japanese loco running in Spain, IMO. It's been modeled by KATO also. It's sort of rare, but you can sometimes find it on ebay.

 

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:RENFE_Class_251

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kevsmiththai

The Thais also had 4 C58 2-6-2s nos 761 to 764 that were unmodified as far as I can tell apart from bars on the tenders to hold all the logs

 

I've been planning to make one in 1nM for years but must get the C56 finished first

 

Kev

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