April 2016 - News

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CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following model has now been released and is on sale:
31910 RML Routemaster - Arriva London CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
76PAN003 Plaxton Panorama - Cotters CLICK HERE
76PD2002 Leyland Titan PD2/12 - Midland Red 
76WFA004 Weymann Fanfare AEC - Bartons CLICK HERE

Friday 29th April 2016


OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Dan at Jacksons Models for advising me that the following models are scheduled for release later this week/early next:
76PAN003 Plaxton Panorama - Cotters CLICK HERE
76PD2002 Leyland Titan PD2/12 - Midland Red 
76WFA004 Weymann Fanfare AEC - Bartons CLICK HERE

Tuesday 26th April 2016


EFE 2ND SUBSCRIBER NEWSLETTER 2016
The latest EFE Subscriber newsletter arrived yesterday and has details of three new models. In the Newsletter Mr Joyce makes comment on continuing delays in China and as a result some models that are ready for release might appear "Out of the blue":

New EFE Standard release models
26330 Guy Arab Utility 2 - Plymouth City
27319 Leyland TD1 (closed rear) - Scout
No other details are given

New Subscriber Offer model
EFE have produced another model which will be available to EFE Subscribers only:
34114 - AEC RT Bus - London Transport CLICK HERE
Fleet number: RT4276
Registration number: NLE 4276
Route: 93
Destination: Express - Epsom Station

Sunday 24th April 2016


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Jacksons Models for advising that the following model is scheduled for release next week:
31910 RML Routemaster - Arriva London CLICK HERE

Tuesday 19th April 2016


NEW CODE 3 NEW ROUTEMASTER FROM LONDON OMNIBUS MODELS
The following news and photographs have been received today from London Omnibus Models:

"We are not at Brooklands at the weekend, due to there being no indoor stalls.LOM3 Is now in production and will be released at the beginning of May.

The model is as follows:
LOM3 New Routemaster - Metroline - Fender Livery
Fleet number: LT100
Registration number: LTZ1100
Route: 390
Destination: 
10 x Models - Archway
10 x  Models - Notting Hill Gate

Total Production run: 20
Cost 160 each

The model shown in the photographs is a prototype and carries the destination of: Lancaster Gate
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE
Photograph 4 CLICK HERE

Priority ordering is going to our regular enthusiasts. 8 have already been pre-ordered.

Any remaining models will be on sale at Brooklands' Routemaster event on June 26th (Subject to a successful booking,) and then at West Ham Garage on July 23rd. (We have booked for this event.)"

We can be contacted via our e-mail londonomnibusmodels@yahoo.co.uk.

Saturday 16th April 2016


JOTUS COMMISSIONED IRISH KD - UPDATE
Further to my News of 9th November 2015, Derek Farrelly has emailed me with an update as to progress of the project::

"The project is ongoing. A lot of internal detailing required to be changed, Ticket Machines & Ticket Validators are all to be added. For this we were required to provide drawings so that took a lot of time....
Adverts became an issue too seeking authorisation of use. However, we are satisfied now with the decisions that are made.
Model is now expected to be released Approx Sept / October"

Friday 15th April 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM ATLAS EDITIONS
I can confirm that the following model has now been released in the Classic Coaches collection:

4642107 Henschel HS 100 N
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: -
Registration number: AH 22-4781
Route number: -
Destination: -

Wednesday 13th April 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and will be in the shops in the next few days:
25213 Bristol RELL Bus - Bristol N.B.C CLICK HERE
28012 Leyland DMS 1 Door - Western Scottish CLICK HERE

Tuesday 12th April 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS WORLD OF TRAMS SERIES
I can confirm that the following model has now been released:

7519021 Allan/Beijnes/Werkspoor Tram -  RET (Rotterdam 1931)
Fleet number: 520
Route number: 2
Destination: Charlois
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

Friday 8th April 2016


CORGI OOC MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Neil at Time Tunnel Models for advising me that the following models are scheduled for release on 4th May:
OM41418A AEC Regent V - Ipswich Corporation
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
OM41418B AEC Regent V - Ipswich Corporation
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
76FDE008 Ford 400E Van - Southdown CLICK HERE
76WFA003 Weymann Fanfare - Neath & Cardiff CLICK HERE
NLRT002 Leyland Royal Tiger Southdown CLICK HERE (Photographs show 1:76th scale model which is identical).

Wednesday 6th April 2016


OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Dan at Jacksons Models for advising me that the following models are scheduled for release this coming week:
76FDE008 Ford 400E Van - Southdown CLICK HERE
76WFA003 Weymann Fanfare - Neath & Cardiff CLICK HERE
NLRT002 Leyland Royal Tiger Southdown CLICK HERE (Photographs show 1:76th scale model which is identical).

Sunday 3rd April 2016


NEW EFE MODELS ANNOUNCED AT TODAY'S SOUTH EAST BUS FESTIVAL
I had a great day at the Show today with my friend John Bennett. The weather was great, sunny and a temperature of about 14/15 degrees. I was really pleased with my 7.00 pre-booked ticket, which enabled me to go straight to the front of the queue rather than wait in a very long line waiting to pay and it included the free Festival programme.

Mr and Mrs Joyce from EFE had a stall in the main hall and in addition to the announcement a couple of new models had on sale a selection of pre-production samples of the initial models in their Routemaster series priced at 15.00 each. I picked up a boxed pre-production sample of model 31701 Greenline RMC which differed from the production version in that it had incorrect window layout on the top deck.

Two new models were announced and although they did not have pre-production samples of them on display they did have Design Cell images on the rear of their stall which I photographed:

24906 Mercedes Hoppa - First Capital Citybus CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 567
Registration number: F257 RHK
Route number: 212
Destination: Walthamstow South Grove

28013 Daimler DMS - Chaserider Midland Red (North) CLICK HERE
Fleet number: - 
Registration number: TGX 831M
Route number: 156
Destination: Cannock

EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
A reminder that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 11th April:
25213 Bristol RELL Bus - Bristol N.B.C CLICK HERE
28012 Leyland DMS 1 Door - Western Scottish CLICK HERE

Saturday 2nd April 2016


April 2016 - News

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