Kato 2017-8 Steam Locomotive C62-2 Tokaido Line (with new motor)  N Scale
Kato 2017-8 Steam Locomotive C62-2 Tokaido Line (with new motor)  N Scale

Kato 2017-8 Steam Locomotive C62-2 Tokaido Line (with new motor) N Scale

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Kato will make an N-scale model of Steam Locomotive C62 Tokaido Line which drew Limited Express “Tsubame” and “Hato”, etc.

Steam Locomotive C62 appeared as a large locomotive to pull passenger trains on main lines in 1948, designed by combining the boiler of D52 on Hudson type axle arrangement 2-C-2 (meaning 2 leading wheel + 3 driving wheel + 2 trailing wheel axles) After appearance of limited expresses “Tsubame (swallow)” and “Hato” (pigeon), the locomotive was selected to draw the expresses with the head marks displayed and the run board painted white on the edges. Among them, some were in special paint schemes such as No. 2 locomotive which was featured with deflectors edged with stainless steel and added with swallow sign so as to be nicknamed “swallow angel”.
● C62 2 Tokaido form
・ The prototype was in the early 1955 era of the Miyahara engine ward. Reproduce the appearance of the additional sandbox
-Reproduce the characteristic edging around the deflector and the "Tsubame mark"
-Reproduce the appearance that the air action pipe is placed at a different position from the C62 Tokai type (2017-7), there is no R at the roof corner of the cab, and the heavy oil tank is installed behind the partition at the top of the tender.
-Handrails are reproduced in silver in various places
・ License plate (black) installed, manufacturing name plate "Hitachi" printed