Katsumi / KTM Electric Locomotives

Katsumi, also known as KTM, made these O-scale electric locomotives in Japan during the 1960's. Though equipped with scale wheel flanges, I have successfully operated them on both Lionel FasTrack and tubular track. All locomotives below have a manual reverse lever and directional lighting. KTM also included electric locomotives in Model Railroad Sets.

At this Wikipedia link is the Japan Railways electric locomotive numbering and classification system, which corresponds to the numbers on the engines below.

KTM EB557 two-axle electric locomotive

KTM EB557 two-axle electric locomotive.


KTM EB1032 two-axle electric locomotive

KTM EB1032 two-axle electric locomotive.


KTM EB5828 two-axle electric locomotive

KTM EB5828 two-axle electric locomotive.


KTM ED5829 four-axle electric locomotive

KTM ED5829 four-axle electric locomotive. This was the first KTM locomotive in my collection, as found at a street fair. The pantographs on this engine are KTM replacements. Original pantographs may have been black.


KTM ED6030 four-axle electric locomotive

KTM ED6030 four-axle electric locomotive. Though this engine has six axles, only the four powered axles are counted.

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