Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Latest Threads
Vio's YouTube Videos
Last Post: Mister No
Today 10:15 PM
» Replies: 75
» Views: 4122
Last Post: Mister No
Today 07:53 PM
» Replies: 920
» Views: 369479
Unrecorded Phantom Gems
Last Post: Super
Today 07:37 PM
» Replies: 52
» Views: 2618
An Exciting Update
Last Post: Super
Today 11:29 AM
» Replies: 10
» Views: 562
Super's Mod's, Customs & Layout
Last Post: Super
Today 12:14 AM
» Replies: 371
» Views: 192820
Mister No's Plarail Pics & Vids
Last Post: Mister No
05-28-2020 12:19 PM
» Replies: 183
» Views: 9226
A Custom Street Car
Last Post: Super
05-27-2020 07:32 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 437
2020 Day Out With Thomas model
Last Post: rekp
05-26-2020 09:20 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 119
Shipping woes
Last Post: Super
05-26-2020 08:16 AM
» Replies: 47
» Views: 1330
6020 Q-Seat???
Last Post: Super
05-25-2020 08:36 PM
» Replies: 15
» Views: 368
This Is Certainly Different!
Last Post: Nigels
05-25-2020 06:57 AM
» Replies: 9
» Views: 198
My Newest Haul
Last Post: Super
05-24-2020 07:12 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 155

shuttle train
I see that yours does say 'Made in Spain' with the words 'Tomy License' on it. My box looks exactly like the one shown at BigLobe but without the Plarail Banner. Also my instruction sheet is not like the one you Linked to on the BigLobe site. Its also strange that the Instructions there are in what looks like Japanese. Wouldn't that make it also released there? Also my box has the exact pictures on the side as your Spanish one.
[Image: 11111.png]
[Image: super-smiley-emoticon.gif]
Interesting, I just went down a Child Guidance rabbithole recently, they also made (or likely had produced for them) the Child Guidance Railroad series of toys, similar in scale to wooden trains but with different geometry on the track connectors and they didn't use magnets to connect rolling stock.
[Image: bd07bf11429929f21cc7aa98207dbd98.jpg]
Most of the sets had grey track, but some use a red very similar to the Shuttle Train set. Other companies either ripped the track system off or got the same manufacturer to make it for them too.

Interestingly this line also has a connection to Thomas, in the 80s Merit (another company who used the design at least once in the 60s) revived the track system to use in a Thomas set.

[Image: B27-Lid-UCYAEZqc-U.png]

Made in Japan... I wonder if TOMY Japan made it and Child Guidance handled releasing it in the US.
[-] The following 1 user Likes DuckGWR's post:
  • Super
The Duck fell into the Rabbit Hole... [Image: bouncing-for-joy-smiley-emoticon.gif]
[Image: super-smiley-emoticon.gif]
[-] The following 1 user Likes Super's post:
  • DuckGWR
Finally we have the clearest image update of this set in nearly unused condition which arrived straight from a old toy warehouse.

[Image: EU2p9-OFUw-AEUB8q.jpg]

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
You have to register before you can post on our site.



Private Messages
Please login or register to use this functionality.

» Members: 671
» Latest member: Matt2000
» Forum threads: 3,552
» Forum posts: 37,540

Full Statistics

Online Staff
There are no staff members currently online.

Who's online
There are currently no members online.