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HO scale layout of Saga Station circa 1967
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japanese: Other Gauges & ScalesNice layout which is a very nice representation of Saga Station in 1967. The station model as per the prototype at the time is a ground level layout, arranged in the standard JNR style of three platform faces (1 ban sen to 3 ban sen) as well a bay platform (0 ban sen). Most excellently the platform length seems to be near scale prototype length, and there is a telfer gantry for parcels traffic modelled. Very much the atmosphere of a provincial city JNR station is conveyed. Also modelled are prototypical passenger train consists, most notably the numerous loco-hauled long distance expresses/sleeper expresses, which are some of the most interesting trains of the JNR era. Note the adjacent large yard is taken from a separate location and added to the model scene, the protoype was in a more restricted location.
JR Kyushu near collision on Nagasaki Main Line
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionTrain stopped just 93m from the other train. https://youtube.com/watch?v=_CGRKMsyakc *will post more later, gotta turn in as its late
Saga Arashiyama Diorama Kyoto
miyakoji posted a topic in Japan Rail: Pictures & VideosThere's a very large layout in a building next to JRW's Saga Arashiyama station where D51 1 is on static display. Amongst many interesting sights and activities are the cabs of EF66 59 and EF66 54, which have their controls tied into the layout; visitors can then drive one of the models. This video is by YT uploader shuuuji. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-IlVmTKvb4 http://www.sagano-kanko.co.jp/dioramakj/