23 March 2021
Expected to arrive with retailers soon, images of the Japanese manufacturer's first N gauge model in the UK RTR market, emerge.
Expected to arrive mid-2021, Kato's new N gauge (1:148 scale) five-car train packs have reportedly taken a step closer to production with these images issed by the manufacturer. Read about the specification of these models here.
Models are being produced are the Class 800/0 IETs in GWR green, and the Class 800/2 'Azuma' in LNER red and silver. The GWR livery is said to be "mostly completed", while its models of the Class 800/2 await livery application.
- (K10-1671) Class 800/0 GWR IET 800 021 5 Car EMU
- (K10-1674) Class 800/2 LNER Azuma 800 209 5 Car EMU
The five car units will feature detailed injection-moulded bodies, running on RP25 wheels.
In addition, retailer, Gaugemaster is to offer both units in sets under its Gaugemaster Collection brand;
- GM2000103 GWR Class 800 IET Premium Train Set
- GM2000104 LNER Class 800 Azuma Premium Train Set
For more information, including current pricing, visit your local retailer, or visit the Gaugemaster website for details on its train sets.