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35 minutes ago, roadstar_na6 said:

You could ask ZenMarket, MTP or RG-R to purchase it on your behalf and ship it to you.

I didn’t think of that, might see what I can do with Rokko, I’m so surprised that they’re this difficult to get hold of…they’ve got some great looking trains though.

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disturbman

They are not. Depending when you write him, Tokonami-san can answer quite rapidly. But be sure to check your spam, his emails always end up in mine.

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@GCS Haruya Model is a japanese store that does imports from Taiwan/China at import prices. The actual models are cheaper.

 

However any Taiwanese made train is very hard to get.

 

Try this facebook page of the YixiangCCD 憶象文創  in Taiwan, they supplied me with a rare TEMU 2000 livery set at the "taiwanese" price. They have an actual store, and ship abroad, speak english and accept paypal. I think I wrote about my experience in the chinese thread on JNS.

It seems they also coordinate with Touch Rail in terms of which liveries of the TEMU 2000 to model, and they also have surveys about which livery should be produced, so it can be sold in very limited quantity.

 

Not sure what you want to get but don't expect rare sets to be in regular stock. I was super lucky and they had a slot left of the TEMU set that I ended up getting. If you want to have the OH BEAR or Hello Kitty, forget about it unless you have serious dough.

 

Other places you might try your luck is YAHOO Auction, but also take a look at EBAY. Can't find it now, but TEMU sets, even semi-rare ones, used to make a regular (if expensive) appearance from someone living in the EU.

 

BTW: Mainland china stuff is easier to get from HK e.g. EZTranscom. For obvious political reasons, mainland china trains are harder to get in Taiwan and vice versa (though they do appear, just generally with an "adjusted" price).

 

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serotta1972
15 hours ago, GCS said:

Hey guys,

 

Sorry to revive a dead topic but I’m really interested in Taiwanese EMU’s lately and have fallen in love with the TEMU1000/TEMU2000 but they are really difficult to find.


Does anyone know who I can buy through or have any contacts, I’ve tried my usual Japanese contacts to know luck, I’ve tried Oriental Model and Touch-Rail directly but no joy there either.

 

Any insight/help would be much appreciated.

 

Thanks! 
 

Guy 

 

P.S. I tried http://haruya-railmodel.com/ but they won’t ship to the UK 😞

 

PM Railtunes - he might be able to share his contacts in Taiwan.  

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8 hours ago, Yavianice said:

@GCS Haruya Model is a japanese store that does imports from Taiwan/China at import prices. The actual models are cheaper.

 

However any Taiwanese made train is very hard to get.

 

Try this facebook page of the YixiangCCD 憶象文創  in Taiwan, they supplied me with a rare TEMU 2000 livery set at the "taiwanese" price. They have an actual store, and ship abroad, speak english and accept paypal. I think I wrote about my experience in the chinese thread on JNS.

It seems they also coordinate with Touch Rail in terms of which liveries of the TEMU 2000 to model, and they also have surveys about which livery should be produced, so it can be sold in very limited quantity.

 

Not sure what you want to get but don't expect rare sets to be in regular stock. I was super lucky and they had a slot left of the TEMU set that I ended up getting. If you want to have the OH BEAR or Hello Kitty, forget about it unless you have serious dough.

 

Other places you might try your luck is YAHOO Auction, but also take a look at EBAY. Can't find it now, but TEMU sets, even semi-rare ones, used to make a regular (if expensive) appearance from someone living in the EU.

 

BTW: Mainland china stuff is easier to get from HK e.g. EZTranscom. For obvious political reasons, mainland china trains are harder to get in Taiwan and vice versa (though they do appear, just generally with an "adjusted" price).

 

Brilliant thank you, I’ll message them and see if they can help. The TEMU2000 special editions look great, especially OhBear but not for 78,000 japanese yen 😱

 

Guy

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