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Two new announcements by Rokuhan (this time via Twitter):

 

- the KiHa40 as a z-shorty in two liveries, and

- "1 formation train serving 5-car set" (?!?), which to 99% is the Imperial Train!

 

 

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For some reason, the English Rokuhan hasn't been updated, so some new shorty products have snuck under my radar:

 

Z SHORTY KIHA58 J.N.R. Ordinary Express Color 

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10738961

 

Z SHORTY KIHA58 J.N.R. Kyushu Color

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10738963

 

2 New Trunkcase layouts (If you have a spare $1000 usd around)

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10738977

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10738981

 

Power Selector switch, seems to allow auto-block control, and the description hints are some more products (an de-coupler module for example)

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10732982

 

Automated Reversing switch, automatically reverses a train's direction when it passes over a sensor.

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10732981

 

It seems like the new switches could create some very interesting layouts for the people smart enough to use them. 

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I've noticed this, so now I always view the rokuhan site in Japanese and use google translate. I'd like to see a video of the switches in operation, they could prove to be pretty interesting!

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12 hours ago, Steve said:

Looks like Rokuhan will for the future only bring Shorty Stuff.

They announced new liveries of the series 485 as well, so they are still going with normal stuff

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1 hour ago, ShaunField said:

They announced new liveries of the series 485 as well, so they are still going with normal stuff

 

And the EF 65 in two new liveries, too:

 

 

 

With the 485 series, Imperial Train, and the ShiKi 800 Rokuhan has invested quite heavily in new toolings in the recent time, so I think they are totally entitled for a little breather, whereas new Shorties are comparatively cheap even if they have new bodies.

 

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