Expected Releases
Listed below are announced forthcoming releases for the British market. If you know of any models that I have not listed please CLICK HERE and e-mail me.

 

If you wish to purchase any of the model listed on this page why not try one of the businesses listed on my "Stockists" page. When you contact them please remember to tell them you heard about them on this web site. CLICK HERE to view the Stockists page.

 

Click on the links below to be taken to the appropriate model manufacturer:

 

MANUFACTURER - CURRENT

Corgi Classics
Ltd

Corgi Classics
Mettoy

Corgi OOC Exclusive First
Editions (EFE)
Forward Models
Graham Farish
(Bachmann)
jotus.com (Resin) Northcord Model Company Oxford Diecast Rapido Trains Inc
Sunstar        

MANUFACTURER - NO LONGER BELIEVED TRADING

Atlas Editions BT Models
(Formerly Base Toys)
ABC Models Britbus Collector's Model
(CsM)
Creative Master
Northcord
Gilbow
(Holdings) Ltd
Irbus London Transport
Museum
Original Classics
Peak Horse        

 

ABC

 

Model

Expected date

No further models to be released, company ceased trading -

 

ATLAS EDITIONS 

On 14th may, I was advised that Atlas editions had ceased trading so there will NO further models from this company.

 

Model

Expected date

No further models to be released, company ceased trading -

 

BT MODELS

On 8th November 2017, I was advised that BT-Models have gone into Administration so there will be NO further models from this company. If I hear anymore I will report details on the News page

 

Model

Expected date

No further models to be released, company ceased trading. -

 

BRITBUS

 

Model

Expected date

Following BT-Models going into administration, it is suspected that this company has now ceased trading and that no further models will be issued. I will report any news on the News page if anything is heard. -

 

COLLECTORS MODEL (C'sM)

 

Model

Expected date

It is suspected that this company has now ceased trading and that no further models will be issued -

 

CORGI OOC

 

Model

Expected date

OM46620 Fusilier 50 Gift Set
New Routemaster - Go London
Wright Gemini 2 - Go North East
PHOTO 1 CLICK HERE PHOTO 2 CLICK HERE
February 2019

  

CORGI CLASSICS LTD

 

Model

Expected date

No releases outstanding -

 

CORGI CLASSICS LTD - METTOY

 

Model

Expected date

No releases outstanding -

 

CREATIVE MASTER NORTHCORD

Please note: These models were announced under the Creative Master Northcord company which ceased trading sometime ago. It is not known if these models will now be released by the Northcord Model Company. To view expected releases from the Northcord Model Company CLICK HERE. If any of these models are announced as future releases by the Northcord Model Company these I will transfer their details to the Northcord Model Company expected listing.

Model

Expected date

UKBUS3033
Plaxton Dennis Dart MPD
Thamesdown Transport (102 – KE53 VDY)
Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS3032
Plaxton Dennis Dart MPD
Stagecoach Ribble

Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS0035
Alexander ALX400/Dennis Trident
Ulsterbus (2309 - IEZ 4309)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS1051
Alexander ALX400/Dennis Trident
Stagecoach North East Coastliner 68
(18147 – PX04 DOA)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS2018
Plaxton President/Dennis Trident
Edinburgh Tour (515 – V515 ESC) CLICK HERE
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS2019
Plaxton President/Dennis Trident
T
he Greenbus (101 – PO51 WNF)
Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS4014
Alexander Royale/Volvo Olympian
First in Glasgow (30107 – K174 EUX)

Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS5024
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro
Go-Northern (5281 – NK07 KPR)

Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5027
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro
Wilts & Dorset – reds (157 – HF55 JZE)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5113
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro G
Bournemouth University (4001 – BX02 YYZ)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5114
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro G
Brighton & Hove (101 – BX02 YZH)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS7014
Scania OmniCity
Newport Transport (43 – YN54 AOC)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS8019
Alexander Dennis Enviro200Dart
Stagecoach in Manchester (36107 – MX59 JCY)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS9006
Scania OmniCity Double-Decker
Transdev London  (SP164 – YP59 OEZ)
Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS9007
Scania OmniCity Double-Decker
Brighton & Hove (725 – YP09 HWM)

Not known if this model will be released
UKPLUS1005
Southampton bus stop set
Not known if this model will be released
UKVAN1007
Mercedes Van
Lucketts (BF59 NHL)
Not known if this model will be released

UKVAN1008
Mercedes Sprinter
Rygor Commercials (WU59 KXM)

Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS9009
Scania OmniCity
National Express West Midlands (blue, red and white livery) (4780 - BU08 EHZ)
Not known if this model will be released

 

EFE

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

16609Z
Leyland National, Mk1
Bexleybus
Commissioned model Invicta Model Rail CLICK HERE
December 2018
16610Z
Leyland National
East London
Commissioned model TTC Diecast CLICK HERE
December 2018
16611
Leyland National (Mark 1 short body, 2-door)
London Transport Golden Jubilee livery
CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
34116
AEC RT
Brown’s Blue CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
40602
Leyland Atlantean MCW (open top)
Ribble NBC CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
40801
Leyland Atlantean MCW (open top)
Round London Sightseeing Tour (Holman) CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
40802
Leyland Atlantean MCW (open top)
Cityrama CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
41001
Volvo Olympian Palatine 1
London Central CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
41002
Volvo Olympian Palatine 1
London Central Docklands Express CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
41003
Volvo Olympian Palatine 1
Metrobus CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
42301
Routemaster RML
Clydeside Scottish CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
40301
Craven RT
London Transport - (Green and Cream)
Late 2019/Early 2020
40302
Craven RT
London Transport - (Green)
Late 2019/Early 2020
40303 
Craven RT
London Transport - (Red and Cream)
Late 2019/Early 2020
40304
Craven RT
London Transport - (Red)
Late 2019/Early 2020


 

FORWARD MODELS

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

GDC-21
Daimler CVD6 with Birmingham front - Coventry Corporation Transport
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been delayed, no release date known
GDR-22
Daimler CVD6  with Birmingham front 
Rotherham Corporation
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been delayed, no release date known
GDW-23
Daimler CVD6 with Birmingham front
West Bromwich Corporation
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been delayed, no release date known
GDA-25
Daimler CVD6 with Birmingham front
Aberdeen Corporation
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been cancelled
GDC-26
Daimler CVD6 with Birmingham front
City of Cardiff Transport
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been delayed, no release date known
GGL-24
Guy Arab IV Birmingham front
Lancashire United
I was advised by Forward Models on 27/2/19 that this model has been delayed, no release date known

 

GILBOW (HOLDINGS) LTD

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

This company has now ceased trading -

 

GRAHAM FARISH - BACHMANN

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

No outstanding releases -

 

IRBUS

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

Following BT-Models going into administration, it is suspected that this company has now ceased trading and that no further models will be issued. I will report any news on the News page if anything is heard. -

 

JOTUS.COM (RESIN)

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

RS76623 
Optare Spectra
Demonstrator K170FY CLICK HERE
September/early October 2018
RS76624
Optare Spectra
Reading Buses fleet number 701 (MRD1) CLICK HERE
To be confirmed

 

LONDON TRANSPORT MUSEUM

 

Model

Expected date

No outstanding releases at this time

-

 

NORTHCORD MODEL COMPANY

These models are initially released in Hong Kong and are generally released in the UK 6-8 weeks later

Model

Expected date

UKBUS6508A
ADL Enviro400 MMC
National Express West Midlands
(6843 – SN66WFM) X1 Coventry
CLICK HERE
March/April 2019
UKBUS6508B
ADL Enviro400 MMC
National Express West Midlands
(6843 – SN66WFM) X1 Birmingham
CLICK HERE
March/April 2019
UKBUS6509
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Abellio Bus (2616 - SN18KLJ)
CLICK HERE
May 2019
UKBUS6510
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Yellow Buses (200 – SN17MTO)
June 2019
UKBUS6511
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach West Scotland (10930 – SN67XAY)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6512
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Southern Vectis (1660 – HW67AHY)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6513
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South (10892 – YX67VCE)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6514
ADL Enviro400 MMC
First in Glasgow (33201 - SK68LWN)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6515
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Metroline (TEH2087 – LK15CUH)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6516
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South Gold (10770 – SN66VYR)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6517
ADL Enviro400 MMC 10.5m CKD kit – Comprising a full set of unpainted parts for collector self-assembly
To be confirmed

 

OXFORD DIECAST

 

Model

Expected date

43WFA001
Weymann Fanfare
South Wales - Oxford Diecast 25 years special CLICK HERE
Not known

NMW6001
Bristol MW6G
Royal Blue CLICK HERE

Q4/2018
NWFA002
Weymann Fanfare
Grey Cars
CLICK HERE
Q4/2018

76DC002
Duple Commander Mk2
Grey Cars CLICK HERE

Oct 2018/Jan 2019
76MW6005
Bristol MW6G
Thames Valley CLICK HERE
Oct 2018/Jan 2019
76PAN009
Plaxton Panorama
NBC Ribble CLICK HERE
Oct 2018/Jan 2019
76SB004
Saro Bus
County Donegal Railways CLICK HERE
Oct 2018/Jan 2019
NRT007
RT Bus
Browns Blue CLICK HERE
Oct 2018/Jan 2019
NTR008
Tram
London Transport CLICK HERE
Oct 2018/Jan 2019
43WFL001
Weymann Fanfare
Southdown CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
76PD2008
Leyland PD2/12
A1 Service CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
76SB005
Saro Bus
Ulster Transport Authority CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
76WFL003
Weymann Fanfare (Leyland)
Southdown CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
NMW6002
Bristol MW6G
Hants & Dorset CLICK HERE
Q3/2019

 

ORIGINAL CLASSICS

 

Model

Expected date

Original Classics web site advises that they will not be releasing any further Bedford OB models. It is not known if this company is still trading, if I hear any news it will be reported on the News page. -

 

PEAK HORSE

 

Model

Expected date

It is suspected that this company has now ceased trading and that no further models will be issued  

 

RAPIDO TRAINS INC

 

Model

Expected date

71000 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT) 
Destination: No Destination
Autumn 2019
71500 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: No Destination
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71001 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Sandon Road
Autumn 2019
71501 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Sandon Road
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71002 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Outer Circle
Autumn 2019
71502 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Outer Circle
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71503 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Gospel Lane Loop via Lakey Lane
Autumn 2019
71503 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Gospel Lane Loop via Lakey Lane
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71004 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Beeches Estate via Walsall Road
Autumn 2019
71504 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Beeches Estate via Walsall Road
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71005 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Castle Bromwich (Newport Road)
Autumn 2019
71505 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Castle Bromwich (Newport Road)
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71006 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Rubery
Autumn 2019
71506 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Rubery
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
71007 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Wythall Transport Museum
Autumn 2019
71507 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell body
Birmingham City Transport (BCT)
Destination: Wythall Transport Museum
Deluxe version
Autumn 2019
N/K WMPTE Standard Fleetline
West Midlands PTE
Destination: TBC
To be confirmed
N/K WMPTE Standard Fleetline
West Midlands PTE
Destination: TBC
Deluxe version
To be confirmed

 

SUNSTAR

 

Model

Expected date

H2941 Routemaster RM
Arriva London (Red)
Not known
H2942 Routemaster RM
Arriva (Gold)
Not known

 

This page last updated Thursday, 16 May 2019

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