The Super Express toy train is a friction-powered tin train. It was made in Japan in 1960. The tin toy shows signs of wear. The tin toy is in great shape. This extremely rare toy train’s colorful litho-printed tin body, coupled with its fast-moving wheels, gave it the realistic appearance of a real high-speed train. The Super Express train is an example of a new wave of tin toy trains that were produced to reflect the introduction and popularization of the railways in Japan.