New release of ST011-1 "Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama Starter Set"!

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New release of ST011-1 "Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama Starter Set"!

We will release SG005-1 "Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama" as a new Z Shorty series.
We would like to explain what is Z Shorty and SG005-1 "Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama" .

【What is Z Shorty ?】
The Z Shorty is a kinds of Z-gauge standard car that can make run on a smallest track layout.
Layout size is almost half size of A4 paper.
Smallest oval track size is approx. 160mm X 110mm by L55mm and R45-45deg tracks.

It has same Z gauge standard car body except shorten car body length.  
Dummy chassis are set under each car body.
This is cute display model and make run on Z gauge standard tracks once changed to powered chassis from dummy chassis.
Those products are released from Rokuhan.

【Z Shorty Product Specifications】
The body length is almost half size of original Z scale car, but it has hi detail design. 
Any Shorty body can be set on powered chassis or trailer chassis (both sold separately)
They can make run on standard Z gauge tracks.

【What is Series 0 Shinkansen ?】
Series 0 Shinkansen is the first Shinkansen train which started regular operation in 1964.
This is the first train in the world to exceed max. speed over 200 km/h in regular operation.
Series 0 Shinkansen gave much impact for development of high-speed trains in other countries. 
Especially for the TGV in France and the ICE in Germany.

Series 0 Shinkansen was no longer in operation.
However, this is most important historically significant trains in the world.
So, they are stored in some Japanese railway museum, also in U.K. and Taiwan.

ROKUHAN Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama is produced based on Yk8 formation. 
Smaller windows are shown on the side of body.
Yk8 formation is taken in Kodama No.473 which is the last regular operation at 
Tokaidou Shinkansen Line on 18/SEP/1999.

【SG005-1 Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama Starter Set】JP¥9,350/pack
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【SG005-1 contents】
Z Shorty Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama 3 car x 1 set
Powered chassis Shinkansen type x 1pc
Trailer chassis Shinkansen type x 2pcs
Straight track L110mm    x 2pcs
Curved track R45-45deg x 8pcs
Z Shorty short rerailer      x 1pc
Z Shorty Train controller RC-004  x 1pc

【Z Shorty Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama Starter Set  Product Specifications】
This is starter set and included necessary products to play Z Shorty in one box.
SG005-1 included oval layout tracks that are curved track R45-45deg and straight track L110.
The controller RC-004 operated by two AA(LR6) alkaline batteries (sold separately).
Extension layout plans are shown in instruction manual sheet.


ROKUHAN will release ST011-1 Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama on this winter.
Please take contact with your local distributor to make a reservation.

The products shown in the images are all taken from prototypes.
Please note that the actual product may differ slightly.
ST011-1 ROKUHAN Series 0 Shinkansen Kodama is approved by Central Japan Railway Company.

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