This historic locomotive will be the
next US prototype live steam locomotive manufactured by Aster Hobby Co.
Inc. of Yokohama Japan. The expected release date will be in spring
2005. The NKP 779 will be produced in limited quantity. It will feature
alcohol firing, exchangeable alcohol tank in tender, equalized main
suspension, blow down valve, tender and axle pump, sufficient cab space
for RC servo installation etc. The locomotive / tender will also be
available in unlettered version by pre reservation only. Don't miss out
on this fantastic locomotive and reserve your version early with your
authorized Aster dealer.