-The 681 series started commercial operation at <Thunderbird (Super Raijin)> as a limited express direct-current DC train of Hayashi that connects Osaka and Hokuriku in 1995. This is JR West's first new limited express train, and has many unique features such as unique styling and formation with two faces, non-penetrating and penetrating.
-It can be combined with the 683 series, and is active as a limited express [Thunderbird] of 6 cars + 3 cars + 3 cars maximum 12 cars, connecting Kansai to Hokuriku.
-In the full 9-car formation, the leading cars at both ends are non-through streamlined and beautiful, making it popular with children.
-In the reproduction in August 2011, the content of the seal was changed and [White wing body side logo was added, etc., so that we can enjoy 681 series more. There is no change in the power unit, but you can enjoy a variety of formations like the actual car by combining with the 683 series expansion 3-car set.
-In addition, the wheel of Moha 681 and Kumoha 681 will be changed in the reproduction in June 2020. We will use the wheels (disc wheels) that express the disc brakes used in the 681 series [Shirasagi] (# 10-1313 / 1314). It will look more like a real car.
-Set contents: Black 681 / Saha 680 / Moha 681 / Saha 681-200 (M) / Saha 680 / Saha 681-500
[681 series [Thunderbird] organization example]Basic set
, expansion set
← Osaka Toyama, Wakura Onsen, Kanazawa →Black 681-2, Saha 680-4, Moha 681-202, Saha 681-202 (M), Saha 680-3, Kumoha 681-502
, Kuha 680-502, Moha 681-2, Kuha 681-2
-The 681 series and 683 series are operated in common, and the basic formation is used for cars 1 to 6.
-When the number of cars is increased to 12 cars, the 683 series will be added to cars 7-9, and the 681 series will be cars 10-12.
[Characteristics of 681 series Thunderbirds]
-The round streamlined shape of the top car is attractive, and the round headlights and cute form are popular.
-The contents of the attached sticker have been changed, such as the addition of a white wing side goromark sticker for [Hakutaka] to get on the Hokuetsu Express Line.
-KATO coupler expansion and contraction type that can connect the top cars is standard equipment on cars 6 and 7 of the middle car. Car 6 has a headlight / taillight off switch. Headlights / taillights of Car 7 do not light up.
-Accurately reproduce the unique penetrating / non-penetrating top shape with the prototype of the 681 series <Thunderbird> as a prototype.
-Based on off-white, medium gray around the side windows and a blue line under the window beautifully reproduce the refreshing body paint color.
-Beautifully express the Thunderbird emblem on the side of the car body.
-Commercialized 6-car basic formation and 3-car extension formation as the actual car.
-Accurately reproduce rooftop devices such as lightning arresters and antennas as separate parts.
-Changed the whistle of the accessory for the leading car to a whistle cover.
-Head / tail light lighting (light bulb color LED adopted). Kumoha 681 has a light-off switch.
-The coupler uses a trolley mount KATO coupler tightly connected type (with hook).
-Kumoha 681 and Kuha 680 are equipped with KATO coupler expansion and contraction at the leading end. Realistic reproduction of the connection between the top cars.
-Employs a well-established power unit for stable driving.
[681 series Thunderbird optional parts]
11-204 (11-206) New interior light set (6 cars included)
11-209 (11-210) White interior light set (6 cars included)
-Doll: 24-201 ~ Crew / passenger, driver / conductor, etc.
10-555 / 556 683 series Thunderbird 6-car basic / 3-car helicopter set
10-298 / 299 683 series 2000 series Shirasagi 5 car basic / 3 car addition set
10-381 Hokuetsu Express 681 series Snow Rabbit Express 9-car set
10-810 Hokuetsu Express 683 series 8000 series Snow Rabbit Express 9-car set
10-583 / 584 115 series Niigata color / Niigata color renewal car 3 each set
10-239 / 240 Series 489 [Hakusan / Asama] 5-Car Basic / 7-Car Heterogeneous Set
10-241 / 242 481 series early type [Thunderbird] 8 car basic / 4 car hematopoiesis set
10-536 / 537/538 Series 223 2000 series New Rapid Service
10-871 225 Series 0 Series New Rapid 8-Car Set
-JR West commercialization licensed
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