Product Catalogue

This table below gives you an outline of the number of production models produced throughout the decades by Aster.

Numbers of Models Produced
Year Model Wheel Arrangement Boiler Type & Capacity Production Quantity Electric Version
1975 SR Schools 4-4-0 Smithies 170ml 3000 No
1975 JNR Mogul 2-6-0 Smithies 170ml 2500 No
1976 V&T Reno 4-4-0 Smithies 150ml 800 No
1976 Old Faithful 0-4-0 Pot 95ml 1500 No
1977 PLM Pacific 4-6-2 Smithies 300ml 800 ?
1977 Shay Type B 2 Truck Smithies 140ml 1500 No
1977 JNR C12 2-6-2T Smithies 170ml 1000 ?
1978 DB BR78/SNCF 231TC 4-6-2T Smithies 200ml 800 ?
1978 JNR C62/2 4-6-4 Loco Type 400ml 500 No
1991 JNR C62/3 4-6-4 Loco Type 430ml 150 No
1979 SR King Arthur 4-6-0 Smithies 200ml 300 No
1979 SNCF 141R 2-8-2 B Type 350ml 600 No
1979 JNR C57 4-6-2 B Type 270ml 500 No
1980 GER/Ouest/ETAT Tank 0-6-0T Pot 150ml 300/300/300 No
1980 DB BR01 4-6-2 Smithies 350ml 500 Yes
1980 Baldwin Rear Tank 0-4-2T Pot 110ml 1500 No
1981/6 UP Big Boy 4-8-0+0-8-4 Loco Type 800ml 200/150 Yes
1981 Bayern S 2/6 4-4-4 Centre Flue 220ml 500 Yes
1982 C&N Climax 3 Truck Centre Flue 180ml 600 Yes
1982 Americanised Mogul 2-6-0 Smithies 150ml 800 No
1983 SBB EB 3/5 2-6-2T Smithies 160ml 400 No
1983 NYC Hudson 4-6-4 Centre Flue 350ml 600 Yes
1984 LNER/BR A4 MallardSir Nigel Gresley 4-6-2 C Type 280ml 250/150 Yes
1987 LNER A4 Silver Link 4-6-2 C Type 280ml 150 ?
1984 Western Maryland Shay 3 truck Centre Flue 340ml 500 Yes
1990 G.G & E Shay 3 truck Centre Flue 340ml 80 ?
1984 Pennsylvania K4 4-6-2 Centre Flue 300ml 550 Yes
1985 BR44/SNCF 150 2-10-0 C Type 330ml 250/150 ?
1986 SBB A3/5 Compound 4-6-0 C Type 140ml 400 ?
1986 Commodore Vanderbilt 4-6-4 Electric only 120 Yes
1986 JNR D51 2-8-2 Mixed Type (?) 300ml 300 ?
1987 SP GS-4 Daylight 4-8-4 Fire Tube 460ml 300 Yes
1987 BR86 2-8-2T Pot 230ml 800 No
1988 Chapelon Nord 4-6-2 C Type 250ml 350 ?
1989 DR BR96 / Bay Gt2 4×4 0-8-0+0-8-0T Centre Flue 360ml 200/350 Yes
1989 Frank S (for LGB) 0-6-0T Centre Flue 180ml 3028 No
1990 GWR King George V 4-6-0 C Type 340ml 400 Yes
1990 JNR C11 Tank 2-6-4 Smithies 180ml 500 No
1991 C&S Mogul 2-6-0 Centre Flue 180ml 480 Yes
1991 SNCF 232 U1 4-6-4 Loco Type 270ml 400 Yes
1992/3 Pannier Tank 0-6-0T C Type 165ml 800 No
1993 B&O Grasshopper 0-4-0 Vertical 165ml 800 No
1993 KPEVT2/BR98 Glaskasten/öBB 0-4-0T Saddle Type 110ml 240/150/60 No
Note from
Aster Japan
Breakdown of the Glaskastens
The first Production run Run 150 x BR 98 307 & 150 Bayerns

The second run 90 x Bayern & 60 x OBB versions

In total 450 = 150 BR black, 240 Bayern Green & 60 OBB black

The ratio of the kit and the RTR is 70% kit and 30% RTR in case of Glaskasten.

1993 Australian Garratt AD60 4-8-4+4-8-4 Loco Type 270ml 150 No
1995 JNR C56 2-6-0 C Type 150ml 300 No
1995 KPEV T3/BR 89 0-6-0T C Type 110ml 200/200 No
1996 BR62 4-6-4T C Type 280ml 300 Yes
1996 GNR Stirling Single 4-2-2 C Type 90ml 350 No
1997 JNR 9600 2-8-0 C Type 230ml 300 No
1998 BR03 4-6-2 C Type 300ml 370 Yes
1998/9 Jumbo LNWR/LMS Red/LMS Blk 2-4-0 C Type 90ml 220/220/60 No
1999 USRA Mikado 2-8-2 B type 400ml 260 No
2000 P8/DB 38 (Dec)KPEV (Feb 2001) 4-6-0 Smoke Tube Type 150/150/200 ?
2001 L&M Lion 0-4-2 Type C 60cc 400
2001 Titfield Thunderbolt 0-4-2 Type C 60cc 400
2002 LNER A3 4-6-2 C Type 350
2002 Allegheny 2-6-6-6  Loco type 800cc 100
2002 B20 (G Scale) 0-4-0T ?
2003 JNR C62 4-6-4 Loco Type 350cc 350
2003 BR52 DB/BR 2-10-0 C Type 300cc 260
2003 Kriegslok (Grey) 2-10-0 C Type 300cc 45
2004 BR Flying Scotsman 4-6-2 C Type 100
2005 Duchess of Sutherland 4-6-2 C Type 300 (230 LMS & 70 BR)
2005 NKP Berkshire 2-8-4 Loco Type 450cc 300
2006 Bulleid Pacific 4-6-2  C Type 240 cc 480
2006 JNR 51 Streamline 2-8-0 C Type 280 cc 150
2007 SNCF + PLM 140C 2-8-0 C Type 250 cc 250
2007 JNR 51 Std 2-8-0 C Type 280 cc 100
2008
BR Standard Class 9/ Evening Star
2-10-0 C Type 255 cc 315
2008 Great Northern S2 4-8-4 C Type 670 cc 250
2009 GWR/BR Castle 4-6-0 C Type 254 ml 285
2010 BR Class 5 (Black & Green) 4-6-0 C Type 170
2010 SNCF 241P Mountain 4-8-2 Meths or Coal 100
2011 Alisan Shay 0-4-0+0-4-0 Gas