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The world’s high speed train by KATO

Thalys

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The Thalys is a representative international high speed train in Europe which is developed base on TGV and connect the countries of France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. It also well knowns as “ Train Rouge” with charming red wine colour painting and the symbol imaged the female face are very recognizable. There are two consists which are PBA consist and PBKA consist goes different directions, and have different power system for each regions.

Products

Thalys PBKA New Color

#10-1658 10-Car Set

The PBKA consist named as the Initial capital words of 4 cities on its route, one of route goes 3 capital cities from Paris (France)~Brussels (Belgium)~Amsterdam (Netherland),  another route has four power supply method to running through Paris (France)~Brussels (Belgium)~ Koln (Germany).  PBKA is same as TGV Duplex, a 10-Car consist has two electric locomotive at the top and end.

Features

・Prototype of No.4303
・DCC compatible
 However, it is necessary to change the CV29 value setting of the decoder installed in the M2 to reverse the  headlight/ taillight control.
・With new couplers and new roof details
・The head and tail lights are on

・The power unit with flywheel 

Products

Thalys PBA New Color

#10-1657 10-Car Set

The PBA consist named as the Initial capital words of 3 capital cities on its route, Paris (France), Brussels (Belgium) and Koln (Germany). This is a famous railway route for many other international high speed train and still well-known in Europe. Similar to TGV-Reseau, PBA is 10-Car consist has two electric locomotive at the top and end. The red doors in contrast with the colour of the side window are the distinctive features of its 20th anniversary model that was released in 2016.

Features

・ You can reproduce the latest specifications with an additional antenna on the roof of cars R2 and R7.
・ The red doors in contrast with the color of the side windows are the distinctive features of the 20th anniversary model that was released in 2016.
・ With the included drawbar, it is possible to combine two consists and recreate the 20-car formation that is currently used in Europe.
・ Stable running due to new flywheel in the power unit.
・ Head/tail light lit.
・ DCC compatible.

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