The 500 Shinkansen which runs the top speed of 300km/h during commercial operations and retains popularity for its iconic shape is now being released with updated specifications and car number.
The 500 Series possesses excellent aerodynamics and is characterized by its sharp and dynamic form. Commercial operations at 300km/h began in 1997, and the train was used to cross the distance between Tokyo and Hakata in 4h until March 2010.
・The car number sets it apart from existing models.
・The non-skid installations on the roof will be realized by molding from this product onwards.
・The wagon numbers, car number, and letterings on the cars are all recreated beautifully.
・The shape of the rooftop is accurately reproduced, which includes high pressure insulators and other details.
・Wheels used for Shinkansen trains (with disk brakes) are equipped. The head and tail lights are illuminated with bulb-color LEDs.
・The Basic Set contains an 8-car formation. With the 8-Car Add-On Set, the 16-car formation of the original can be realized.