KATO USA was established in 1986 with the first US locomotive N scale (N gauge) model GP38-2 released in 1987.

Since that time, KATO has come to be known as one of the leading manufacturers of precision railroad products for the modeling community. KATO's parent company, Sekisui Kinzoku Co., Ltd., is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Kato value and price guide

What's your 'Kato' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):

Picture Title Date sold Price
Massive Of 260 N Scale Freight Cars 07/2019 $1 100.00
Ho Scale Unitrack Layout Train Track Set 04/2019 $1 095.00
Ho Scale Unitrack Layout Train Track Set 06/2019 $1 095.00
N Gauge Train Unitrack Layout 06/2019 $1 100.00
N Scale Layout Unitrack Retail Track 05/2019 $759.00
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Adriaan - October 17, 2018

mijn glacier express is gevallen kan ik onderdelen van de loc bij jullie bestellen?
►reply: Helaas zijn wij geen distribiteur van Kato. Misschien kun je onderdelen vinden op eBay of via de officiĆ«le website?

Norman - June 7, 2014

my question is when are Kato going Unitrack n gauge longer straight track i would like to see a three foot length and a 1 metre length it would be better for bigger lay out