10-1179S 287 series “Kuroshio” 6-car basic set

(UK RRP: £255)


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The 287 series is a DC limited express train developed by JR West based on the 683 series.
It was introduced in 2011 as a vehicle with improved safety, comfort, and convenience, replacing the conventional 183 series and 381 series. In addition to being active as the ``Kounotori'', commercial operation began in March 2012 as the ``Kuroshio'' to replace the conventional 381 series, and is still active today.


-While the design is common to the 287 series ``Kuroshio'' and 287 series ``Kounotori'', the ocean green band under the side window of the vehicle emphasizes the image of ``Kuroshio''
- Rounded front shape, distinctive head/tail lights
- Head/tail lights are lit (additional set Kumoha 286 is not equipped with head/tail lights). Kumoha 287-15 has a light off switch. In addition, the headlights on the driver's cab are reproduced in electric color to express the difference from the "Kounotori" vehicle.

-The front of the first car uses a KATO coupler tightly connected type (no hook). Electric parts included. The intermediate connection part uses a body-mounted close coupler (with hook) and a slotless motor to achieve even smoother and quieter running.The
contents of the destination display sticker have been updated to the current specifications (Kyoto, Shin-Osaka). ”, “Wakayama”, “Shirahama”, “Shingu”, “Nara”). The side nickname display is "Mahoroba" in addition to "Kuroshio".

Accessories: Electric connection, destination display sticker, driver for light off switch.

The package is a 6-car type book for the basic set, and a 3-car type book for the extension set.


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