August 2015 - News

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LT MUSEUM ANNOUNCE NEW EFE COMMISSIONED MODEL FOR NEXT ACTON OPEN WEEKEND
The LT Museum has announced their first commissioned model for some time for their next Acton open weekend on 26/27th September:

The model will feature EFE model provisionally numbered 31709 (to be confirmed)
Routemaster RMC -  Green Line
To view an image of the model CLICK HERE (Please note: this is a large file in .PDF format so may take a while to download).
Fleet number:
RMC1482
Registration number: 482 CLT
Route number: 717
Destination: Wrotham

The model will be priced at 36.99 and will also be available as a mail order item after Acton weekend via the LT Museum on line shop www.ltmuseumshop.co.uk

Saturday 29th August 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS WORLD OF TRAMS SERIES
I can confirm that the following model has now been released:
7519025 Motrice Standard B - OTL (Lyon)
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 217
Route number: 5
Destination: Meridien

Friday 28th August 2015


BACHMANN EXCLUSIVE EFE MODEL PHOTOGRAPHS
Further to my news of Monday evening, click on the links below to to view photographs of the model courtesy of Bachmann:
31514 RM Routemaster - London Transport Shop Linker
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE
Photograph 4 CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASES OF BRITBUS (ASIANBUS) MACAU MODELS
Further to my news of Monday, I can confirm that the models have now been released in Hong Kong and are packaged in Asianbus packaging. Click on the links below to view photographs courtesy of Harold Cameron.

MB01 Bristol Lodekka - Macau CLICK HERE
Registration number: M-87-60 (UK details not known)
Route number: 11
Destination: Macau to Taipa

MB02 Bristol Lodekka - Macau CLICK HERE
Registration number: M-87-59 (Ex-United Counties NBD 902)
Route number: -
Destination: Not known (Chinese writing)

Thursday 7th August 2015


NEW MODELS FROM BRITBUS
Having not seen a release from Britbus for some time, The World of Diecasts shop in Hong Kong has reported two new Britbus models. These models will be available via the World of Diecasts shop (As reported previously they do not mail overseas). UK Customers will be able to obtain the models from their model shops in the UK via the importer John Ayrey.

ES13A East Lancs Scania Omnidekka - Stagecoach Chesterfield
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 15412
Registration number: YN54 VKB
Route: 70
Destination: Chesterfield

ES13B East Lancs Scania Omnidekka - Stagecoach Chesterfield
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 15413
Registration number: YN54 VKC
Route: 96
Destination: Alfreton

CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
29510 Plaxton Panorama Bristol Dome - Tillings National Travel CLICK HERE
36712 Plaxton SLF Dart - Norfolk Green CLICK HERE
38121 Bristol VRT - Devon General N.B.C. CLICK HERE

NEW BACHMANN EXCLUSIVE EFE MODEL
TTC Diecast have reported that Bachmann have announced their latest Exclusive EFE commissioned model. The model will feature:
31514 RM Routemaster - London Transport Shop Linker
Fleet number: RM59
Registration number: VLT 59
Destinations Shop Linker - Oxford Street, Regent Street and Knightsbridge.

CONFIRMED ANNOUNCEMENT OF HONG KONG MODELS
Further to my News articles of 17th July, 3rd August and 8th August, The Yardley Wood Bus Club have confirmed that the two Bristol Lodekka Models in Macau livery will be made available to retailers in the UK via the UK Importer John Ayrey. I understand that the models will be sold as Britbus models rather than BT-Models whose casting will be used.

Monday 24th August 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
76IRZ005 Scania Irizar PB Plain White CLICK HERE
NCOM002 Commer Commando - BOAC CLICK HERE (Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model)
NIRZ001 Scania Irizar - Bus Eireann/Eurolines CLICK HERE (Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model)

Saturday 22nd August 2015


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY EFE
EFE have today advised me details and photographs of 5 new models and 1 previously announced model:

14017 Bristol FLF Lodekka - Bristol Omnibus CLICK HERE
Fleet number: C71 33
Registration number: 826 SHW
Route number: 87
Destination: Warmley
Anticipated release date: October

17511 Leyland National MkII 1 Door - Highland Scottish CLICK HERE
Fleet number: N13 F
Registration number: AST 155W
Route number: 45
Destination: Lochy Bridge
Anticipated release date: October

20650 Plaxton Pointer Dart - Clydeside CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 402
Registration number: M67 FDS
Route number: 905
Destination: Glasgow / Airport
Anticipated release date: September

26412 Daimler Utility Bus Wilts & Dorset CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 263
Registration number: CWV 781
Route number: 19
Destination: Salisbury via Blandford Camp
Anticipated release date: September

29634 Leyland Olympian - Sovereign Buses CLICK HERE
Fleet number: L303
Registration number: G303 UYK
Route number: 114
Destination: Mill Hill Broadway
Anticipated release date: September

40201 Atkinson Articulated Boxvan - National Carriers CLICK HERE
Fleet number: - 
Registration number: JUW 277N
Anticipated release date: September

Friday 21st August 2015


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised me that the following models are scheduled for release next week (commencing Monday 24th August):
29510 Plaxton Panorama Bristol Dome - Tillings National Travel
CLICK HERE
36712 Plaxton SLF Dart - Norfolk Green CLICK HERE
38121 Bristol VRT - Devon General N.B.C. CLICK HERE

Wednesday 19th August 2015


OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Jacksons Models have advised that the following Oxford Diecast models are scheduled for release this week:
76IRZ005 Scania Irizar PB Plain White CLICK HERE
NCOM002 Commer Commando - BOAC CLICK HERE (Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model)
NIRZ001 Scania Irizar - Bus Eireann/Eurolines

Monday 17th August 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
18617 Bristol VR3 (open top) Southdown East and Mid Sussex CLICK HERE
25813 Leyland DMS Wilts & Dorset CLICK HERE
36609 SLF Dart 2 Arriva South London CLICK HERE

Wednesday 12th August 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM BT-MODELS
I can confirm that the following models have been released and are on sale:
B206A UNITED COUNTIES BRISTOL MW6G (Route X1 London) CLICK HERE
B206B UNITED COUNTIES BRISTOL MW SD WITH CREAM ROOF (Route 365 Princes Risborough) CLICK HERE

Sunday 9th August 2015


BT-MODELS BRISTOL LODEKKA MODEL FOR HONG KONG - UPDATE
Further to my previous news articles, a reliable source has advised me that BT-Models will be importing a small quantity of each model into the UK via the UK Importer John Ayrey. Arrival date of the models in the UK will be towards the end of this month.

Saturday 8th August 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM BT-MODELS
Many thanks to Jacksons Models for advising me that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
B114A BRISTOL LODEKKA LD6G - RED & WHITE  (Route 76) CLICK HERE
B114B BRISTOL LODEKKA LD6G - RED & WHITE (Route 147) CLICK HERE

Wednesday 5th August 2015


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 10th August:
18617 Bristol VR3 (open top) Southdown East and Mid Sussex CLICK HERE
25813 Leyland DMS Wilts & Dorset CLICK HERE
36609 SLF Dart 2 Arriva South London CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS WORLD OF TRAMS SERIES
I can confirm that the following model has now been released:
7519022 Zurich Ce 4/4 "Elefant" tram - Zurich
Fleet number: 321
Route number: 21
Destination: Burgwies

CONFIRMED RELEASES OF CORGI OOC MODELS
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
OM41610A Crossley DD42 Ashton Corporation CLICK HERE
OM41610B Crossley DD42 Ashton Corporation CLICK HERE
OM46709A Wright Eclipse 2 Perrymans CLICK HERE
OM46709B Wright Eclipse 2 Perrymans CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASES OF EFE MODELS
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
22402 Alexander Atlantean British Airways CLICK HERE
23503 Alexander Atlantean Great Yarmouth Corporation CLICK HERE
27630 Wright Renown Brighton & Hove Metro CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following two models have now been released:
76PAN002 Plaxton Panorama - Flights CLICK HERE
NCOM001 Commer Commando Royal Air Force CLICK HERE

BT-MODELS BRISTOL LODEKKA MODEL FOR HONG KONG - UPDATE
An update on my News of 17th July. Following my holiday last week in Hong Kong, I can confirm that BT-Models are to release two models of a Bristol Lodekka in Macau livery. The models will be on sale only via the World of Diecasts shop in Hong Kong which I visited whilst on holiday in Hong Kong. Please note: The World of Diecasts advised me that they do not have any facilities to take payments from overseas or to mail models overseas, trading is via their shop in Hong Kong only.

The first model represents:
Stock code: MB01
Bristol Lodekka - Macau CLICK HERE
Registration number: M-87-60 (UK details not known)
Route number: 11
Destination: Macau to Taipa

The second model represents:
Stock code: MB02
Bristol Lodekka - Macau CLICK HERE
Registration number: M-87-59 (Ex-United Counties NBD 902)
Route number: -
Destination: Not known (Chinese writing)

Monday 3rd August 2015


August 2015 - News

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