New Commemorative N Scale 200 Series Shinkansen Released By Tomix

Tomix 200 JR set system (In Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the opening Omiya Tohoku Shinkansen)

Japanese model train manufacturer Tomix has released a commemorative 10 car set of the 200 Series Shinkansen modeled in N Scale. The commemorative set marks the 30th anniversary of the train first entering into service on the route between Omiya and Morioka, Japan. First entering service in 1982 for Japanese National Railways, the train was utilized by East Japan Railway Company starting 1987. After celebrating its 30th anniversary on June 23rd, 2012, the 200 series Shinkansen is set to retire in March, 2013. The 10 car set will be available in a limited edition and priced at ¥31,200, or about $338.

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