Series 500 Shinkansen Bullet Train “Nozomi” – 7 Cars Set – Kato 10-382
The English translation of the train name “Nozomi” is “hope.” Radically sloped nose of pilot cars allows train to operate at speeds up to 300 kmh (186 mph), one of the fastest trains in the world. Runs between Tokyo and Hakata, in the eastern city of Fukuoka. Typically it setup in 7 to 16 cars configuration (one pilot car at each end and fourteen passenger cars).
Additional set information:
*All cars are a subtle off-white body with finely-edged blue and gray trim.
*Each car bears a precisely printed car number.
*Availability of one powered set and two add-on sets allow you to “size” the train to fit your layout and budget.
*Pilot cars have two operating headlights.
*Interior of cars can be lighted with optional installation of #11-204 or #11-206 Lighting Kit (separate purchase required).
*Minimum curve radius 315mm (12-3/8″). Maximum grade 4%.Excellent quality and performance
Working head and tail lights (Car 1 & Car 7), lights change in direction of travel
Very detailed design and wonderful craftsmanship