May 2015 - News

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NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY OXFORD DIECAST
Oxford Diecast announced the following new models just before 8.55pm this evening:
76DR001 Duple Roadmaster - Belle Vue Coaches - Due Q3 2015
Computer Generated Image of the casting CLICK HERE
76IRZ006 Irizar PB - Bullocks - Due Q3 2015
76LRT007 Leyland Royal Tiger coach - North Western - Due Q1 2016
76PAN003 Plaxton Panorama - Cotters - Due Q1 2016
76WFA004 Weymann Fanfare AEC - Bartons - Due Q4 2015

 3rd posting Saturday 30th May 2015


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY OXFORD DIECAST
Oxford Diecast announced the following new models just before 8.00pm this evening:
NBL006 Bristol Lodekka LD - Eastern National -  Due Q2 2016
NIRZ004 Scania Irizar - Eddie Stobart - Due Q3 2015
NLRT001 Leyland Royal Tiger - Ribble - Due Q3 2015
NOWB006 Bedford OWB British Railways - Due Q3 2015

 2nd posting Saturday 30th May 2015


OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
The following Oxford Diecast models are scheduled for release week commencing Monday 8th June:
NPE007 Plaxton Elite - Scottish Citylink
NPP003 Plaxton Panorama 1 - Neath & Cardiff

Saturday 30th May 2015


CORGI MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Corgi have advised that the following are scheduled for release during June:

Week commencing 8th June:
OM41416A AEC Regent V/Roe Hartlepool Corporation CLICK HERE
OM41416B AEC Regent V/Roe Hartlepool Corporation CLICK HERE

Week commencing 29th June:
OM46611A New Routemaster London United CLICK HERE
OM46611B New Routemaster London United CLICK HERE

Wednesday 27th June 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and will be in the shops later this week:
15718 Plaxton Panorama C.I.E. Coach Tours CLICK HERE
20140 Bedford OB Coach - Southdown CLICK HERE
36710 Plaxton SLF Dart - Lothian Buses CLICK HERE

RECENT BT-MODELS ANNOUNCEMENTS - ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Thank you to peter at Yardley Wood for advising some additional route details for two of the new models I reported last week:
B114A RED & WHITE = 76 BEACHLEY via TUTSHILL, CHEPSTOW
B114B RED & WHITE = 147 ABERGAVENNY via BADMINTON

Tuesday 26th May 2015


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY BT-MODELS
Many thanks to Peter at Yardley Wood for advising me that BT-Models have announced a number of new models:
B113A WILTS & DORSET BRISTOL LODEKKA LD5G (Route 76)
B113B WILTS & DORSET BRISTOL LODEKKA LD5G (Route 3)
B114A RED & WHITE BRISTOL LODEKKA LD6G (Route 76)
B114B RED & WHITE BRISTOL LODEKKA LDG6 (Route 147)
B205A RIBBLE (TILLING RED) BRISTOL MW5G (Route 334)
B205B RIBBLE (RIBBLE RED) BRISTOL MW5G (Route 623)
B206A UNITED COUNTIES BRISTOL MW6G (Route X1 London)
B206B UNITED COUNTIES BRISTOL MW SD WITH CREAM ROOF (Route 365 Princes Risborough)

Peter advises that the first 6 models only have the service number, no destination.

CORGI ANNOUNCE DATE OF RELEASE OF NEW CATALOGUE
Corgi have advised that their new 2nd half catalogue will be released on 1st June.

Thursday 21st May 2015


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY EFE
EFE have today announced 4 new models and released details and a photograph of the Metrobus Leyland Olympian which I reported last week. EFE have also advised an increase in the recommended retail price of the models to 34.50 each saying "This is the first increase since 2012 and is due to ever rising costs from China, which is beyond our control":

16325 Bristol LS Coach - Bristol Tramways CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 2832
Registration number: PHW 922
Route number: 125
Destination: Bristol
Anticipated release date: July

25813 Leyland DMS 1 Door - Wilts & Dorset CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 1932
Registration number: KJD 14P
Route number: 133
Destination: Wimborne
Anticipated release date: July

27630 Wright Renown - Brighton & Hove Metro CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 222
Registration number: R322 HCD
Route number: 5
Destination: Patcham
Anticipated release date: June

29631 Leyland Olympian - Metrobus CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 805
Registration number: G805 SMV
Route number: 161
Destination: Chislehurst
Anticipated release date: June

36609 SLF Dart 2 Door MkII - Arriva South London CLICK HERE
Fleet number: PDL 25
Registration number: X475 GGO
Route number: 289
Destination: Purley
Anticipated release date: June

Monday 18th May 2015


TWO NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY JOTUS.COM - MORE PHOTOGRAPHS
Further to my News of last evening, click on the links below to view additional photographs of each model. To purchase either or both of these models please visit www.jotus.com

RS76637 AEC Regal IV 4RF4 Coach - British European Airways (Grey)
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE
Photograph 4 CLICK HERE
Photograph 5 CLICK HERE
Photograph 6 CLICK HERE
Photograph 7 CLICK HERE
Photograph 8 CLICK HERE
Photograph 9 CLICK HERE
Photograph 10 CLICK HERE
Photograph 11 CLICK HERE
Photograph 12 CLICK HERE

RS76601 Volvo Alisa Alexander - London Transport 
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE
Photograph 4 CLICK HERE
Photograph 5 CLICK HERE
Photograph 6 CLICK HERE
Photograph 7 CLICK HERE
Photograph 8 CLICK HERE
Photograph 9 CLICK HERE

Saturday 16th May 2015


TWO NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY JOTUS.COM
Jotus.com have advised me of two new models which will be released in Hong Kong on the jotus.com website in the near future. I have included details of both models and a photograph of each. I will publish additional photographs tomorrow:

AEC Regal IV 4RF4 Coach - British European Airways (Grey)
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Registration No.: MLL 713 
Route No.: -
Destination.: Paris 
Limited Edition: 200 
Manufacturer.: RESIN SPECIALIST 
Product Code: RS76637 
Scale: 1/76 
Scheduled release date: 16th May 2015

London Transport Volvo Alisa Alexander
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Fleet No.: V1 (A101 SUU) 
Route No.: 170
Destination.: 
Limited Edition: 300 
Manufacturer.: RESIN SPECIALIST 
Product Code: RS76601 
Scale: 1/76 
Scheduled release date: 22nd May 2015

Friday 15th May 2015


EFE SUBSCRIBER NEWSLETTER
The 3rd Subscriber mailing of 2015 arrived this morning and has details of one new standard release model and two Subscriber only models.

New model
29631 Leyland Olympian - Metrobus
No other details known at this time

EFE Subscriber offer models
10135 AEC RT - Dundee Corporation CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 220
Registration number: JXC 175
Route number: 20
Destination: Ninewells
Cost  - Described by EFE as a Special Retro Low Price 18.50 in UK P&P

18616 Bristol VR3 (open top) - The Hampshire Pullman CLICK HERE
Registration number: VDV 140S
Name: Invincible
Cost 32.50 inc UK P&P

Thursday 14th May 2014


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have today advised that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing Tuesday 26th May:
15718 Plaxton Panorama C.I.E. Coach Tours CLICK HERE
20140 Bedford OB Coach - Southdown CLICK HERE
36710 Plaxton SLF Dart - Lothian Buses CLICK HERE

Wednesday 13th May 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have been released and will be in the shops in the next few days:
25814 Daimler DMS 1 Door Western Scottish CLICK HERE
27629 Wright Volvo Renown C.M.T. Buses CLICK HERE
29633 Leyland Olympian Go North East CLICK HERE

Tuesday 12th May 2015


CORGI OOC MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Corgi have advised that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 8th June:
OM41416A AEC Regent V/Roe Hartlepool Corporation CLICK HERE
OM41416B AEC Regent V/Roe Hartlepool Corporation CLICK HERE

ITEM OF INTEREST - REAL ROUTEMASTER RML FOR SALE ON EBAY
I came across this on eBay and thought it might be of interest - RML2524 (JJD524D) in Shillibeer livery as represented by EFE LT Museum model 25516 & 25517. At 16:30 this afternoon there were 24 bids with the highest bid being 10,000 (reserve not met). Still 5 days to go CLICK HERE for the eBay link

Wednesday 6th May 2015


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE advised today that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 11th May:
25814 Daimler DMS 1 Door Western Scottish CLICK HERE
27629 Wright Volvo Renown C.M.T. Buses CLICK HERE
29633 Leyland Olympian Go North East CLICK HERE


Friday 1st May 2015


May 2015 - News

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