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Japanese T-Trak module contest winners honored at Trainfest 2016

Four members of the team from Hiroshima Johoku Junior and Senior High School traveled to Wisconsin to attend the model train show
The peace memorial dome in Hiroshima and a floating lantern festival are highlights of the winning team's module.
Members of the winning T-Trak module team from Hiroshima Johoku Junion & Senior High School are (left to right): Koki Yoshida, Yuta Tak, Masaki Mochizuki, and Takuto Kodame.
Japanese model railroad manufacturer Kato sponsors a T-Trak module construction contest in Japan each year for students. This year’s winners, a team from a junior-senior high school in Hiroshima, won a trip to the United States and a visit to Trainfest in Wisconsin. Representing the winning team were Koki Yoshida, Yuta Tak, Masaki Mochizuki, and Takuto Kodama. Their scratchbuilt T-Trak module, on display at Trainfest, depicts the peace memorial dome in Hiroshima, a prominent city highway/rail bridge, and a floating lantern festival. The lanterns are actually illuminated with fiber optics.

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