August 2011 - News
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London Bus Museum (Formerly Cobham Bus Museum) Members Only Open day 10/7/11 CLICK HERE
30711 AEC RENOWN - GREATER MANCHESTER PTE
Further to my news release of 24th August. I contacted EFE regarding this model and they have today advised that the early pre-production sample shown in the photograph contained an error on the logo. Click on the links below to view updated pre-production photographs showing the model with the correct logo:
Wednesday 31st August 2011
RELEASE FROM CREATIVE MASTER NORTHCORD LTD
The below news release has been received this morning:
CMNL UK Release Update
It is traditional for CMNL to update its release schedule by the end of August each year. However, CMNL is still experiencing the shortage of skilled workers in the factories where the pre-production samples and full production runs are made and is unable to make much information available to its dealers and collectors at this time.
New model announcement
UKBUS8021 will be an Enviro200 in the fleet of Go-Ahead London. It will represent vehicle SE53 (YX60 EOL) bound for Victoria on route 170. This will be the first CMNL Enviro200 to feature the revised styling that features the mini-bumpers, inset within the front corner panels.
It also meets the requirements of Go-Ahead London to have its livery with grey skirt panels replicated on the CMNL Enviro200 casting.
THIS MODEL REPLACES PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED GO-AHEAD LONDON MODELS UKBUS8016 and UKBUS0034 even though the latter complied with the livery requirement of Go-Ahead London.
As yet no production slot has been obtained for this new model and no firm date can be given for its shipping to distributors.
Model production completed
UKBUS1049, the ALX400 in Stagecoach Manchester Magic Bus livery has completed its production run and has been shipped from the factory. As is the normal CMNL practice, a fully detailed News Release will be issued shortly.
Next model on the assembly line
UKBUS0037, the 2011 Lathalmond Model commissioned by Susan Cameron, is the next model to enter production. CMNL anticipates that production should conclude in mid-September.
Further announcements will be made by Susan Cameron who can also be contacted about this model as follows : by email at Lathalmondmodel@aol.com or by sending a stamped, addressed envelope to Susan Cameron at 8, Allander Drive, TORRANCE, Glasgow, G64 4LG.
Creative Master Northcord Limited (CMNL)
------The World’s Miniature Bus Co.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
NEWS RELEASE FROM
Exclusive Model - New Casting
NWS02 STAGECOACH CHELTENHAM
Following on from our success with the Arriva, Carlyle bodied Darts, it gives us great pleasure to announce our second model in partnership with Model 1. Unlike the Arriva Dart, that managed to get into the hands of other retailers, this model will be strictly exclusive to WWW.TTCDIECAST.COM
Please note, we had a negative comment about the interior of the Arriva not being detailed enough, so greater attention has been made to the interior of this model, note the pattern moquette. The pre production sample of this model will be on display at Showbus and will be available towards the end of the year.
For more details, and further photos, please follow this link CLICK HERE
NWS02 1/76 Model 1 Stagecoach Cheltenham & Gloucester Marshall Bodied Dennis Dart *PRE ORDER £58.99*
CLICK HERE to view a photograph of the model
MODELS - PRE PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS
B001 – Leyland Leopard/Duple Dominant II (Coach door & Destination) – ‘National Travel East’ CLICK HERE
B002 – AEC Reliance/Duple Dominant II (Bus Door & Destination) – ‘Green Line’ CLICK HERE
Sunday 28 August 2011
DIECAST MODEL SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Oxford Diecast has advised that the following model is scheduled for release next week:
NRTL004 RTL Bus London Transport CLICK HERE
MODEL 14406 A CORRECTION
Thursday 25th August 2011
MODEL ANNOUNCED BY EFE
Received from EFE this morning are details of and photographs of 7 models announced in the latest Subscriber Newsletter (News 21 August) and also one previously unannounced model:
14406 Leyland National MkI Short 1 Door
SOUTHERN VECTIS - CLICK HERE to view
26411 Daimler Utility Bus S.H.M.D Board
- CLICK HERE to view
26807 Leyland Duple Coach BARTON
TRANSPORT - CLICK HERE to view
30711 AEC Renown GREATER MANCHESTER
P.T.E. - CLICK HERE to view
33702 ERF KV 2 Axle Box Van STEVENTON
(ROYAL VENTON CHINA) - CLICK HERE to view
34106 AEC RT Bus LONDON TRANSPORT -
CLICK HERE to view
MkV Artic 2 Axle Flatbed BRITISH
STEEL CORPORATION - CLICK HERE to view
35305 BET 6 BAY COACH SOUTHDOWN - CLICK
HERE to view
RELEASE FROM JOHN AYREYS
B-T Models - New name & New coach casting
B-T Models is the new trading name for Base Toys, manufacturers of 1:76 scale cars and trucks that are designed to complement ‘00’ scale model railways. The new name better reflects the improved levels of detail and decoration that are now routinely included in the ever widening range of commercial vehicles.
B-T Models is also very pleased to announce another new addition to the range, a budget priced, passenger vehicle. This all new moulding, has been requested by model rail and bus enthusiasts for some time. It fills an important gap in the existing model vehicle ranges.
The new model is based on the 1970s/1980s Duple Dominant Mk2 coach which was fitted to a wide range of chassis types, and could be seen on the roads of Britain and Europe from the early 1970s until the late 1990s. It was one of the most popular coach body styles of its age, and was used in great numbers by coach operators large and small.
This new model has been developed as an accessory for model railway layouts, and follows the same construction methods as the already well established model truck range. A plastic moulded body is mounted on a die-cast chassis unit to give low cost with high strength.
To help keep the cost of this new model down there will be three ‘standard’ versions:
1) Coach with coach type door,
2) Coach with bus type door and top destination box,
3) Coach with coach type door and top destination box.
These three versions will cover most types of Duple Dominant coach, and any variations in the positions of chrome trims, etc. will be represented by tampo printing. There will be less detail than is incorporated in the sister range of high detail Britbus models, but this will be reflected in the retail price. There will be a basic livery application for each model, that incorporates the body colours along with fleet names, registration plates, legal address and if appropriate, a destination display, but much of the minor lettering, etc. will be left off. This will allow bus collectors and railway modellers to add any individual details and lettering that they wish.
The first three releases of this new and eagerly awaited model will feature one of each body casting variation, and these will be:
B001 – Leyland Leopard/Duple Dominant II (Coach door & Destination) – ‘National Travel East’
B002 – AEC Reliance/Duple Dominant II (Bus Door & Destination) – ‘Green Line’
B003 – Leyland Leopard/Duple Dominant II (Coach Door - No Destination)– ‘Ulsterbus Tours’
The retail price for these models will be £16.99 each
If you wish to order any of these models please contact your usual supplier - Gareth
Wednesday 24 August 2011
MUSEUM EFE MODEL - PHOTOGRAPHS
Further to my news of 21st August, click on the links below to view photographs of the LT Museum EFE commissioned model 34205A courtesy of EFE. For all enquiries contact the Museum on 02073796344 or via their new Collectors Club CLICK HERE
Tuesday 23 August 2011
MODEL FROM OXFORD DIECAST
Oxford Diecast have released a model which I was not previously aware of. The model features a 76th scale Routemaster in "Tours of Edinburgh" livery and is available on its own or as part of a set. Both models have already been released and are on sale. 76SCOT004 Scotland Bus & Taxi gift set
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Oxford have advised that models 76SCOT002 & 003 are not bus models and I do not know what they are.
RE version of the Y Type Coach
Y Type Bus
Monday 22 August 2011
returned from holiday and one day back at work I took ill with a nasty
virus which has kept me in bed for a couple of days, hence the lack of
"catching up from holidays "updates. Thankfully I am now feeling
a little better.
MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
OOC MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
commencing 29th August 2011
commencing 5th September 2011
commencing 12th September 2011
RELEASE OF TTC DIECAST CMNL COMMISSIONED MODELS
CMNL COMMISSIONED MODEL
Bus Museum (Formerly Cobham Bus Museum)
Only Special Models.
UNITED CODE 3 MODEL
Sunday 21st August 2011
RELEASE FROM ATLAS EDITIONS
I can confirm that the following model has now been released, mine arrived this morning:
ATLAS018 4655518 Burlingham Seagull - Ribble
Fleet number: 940
Registration number: FCK 440
Route number: -
Destination: Scottish Tour
Thursday 18 August 2011
RELEASES FROM EFE
RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
RELEASE FROM SUNSTAR
OOC MODEL SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Wednesday 17 August 2011
August 2011 - News
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