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.

 

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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)
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
Forward Models 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

GS82331
Routemaster - Coca Cola Christmas Bus
Scale 1:64 CLICK HERE
October 2019
GS82333
Routemaster - Coca Cola Bus
Scale 1:64 CLICK HERE
Q4/2019

  

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 KE53VDY)
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 - IEZ4309)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS1051
Alexander ALX400/Dennis Trident
Stagecoach North East Coastliner 68
(18147 PX04DOA)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS2018
Plaxton President/Dennis Trident
Edinburgh Tour (515 V515ESC) CLICK HERE
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS2019
Plaxton President/Dennis Trident
T
he Greenbus (101 PO51WNF)
Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS4014
Alexander Royale/Volvo Olympian
First in Glasgow (30107 K174EUX)

Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS5024
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro
Go-Northern (5281 NK07KPR)

Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5027
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro
Wilts & Dorset reds (157 HF55JZE)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5113
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro G
Bournemouth University (4001 BX02YYZ)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS5114
Mercedes-Benz/Citaro G
Brighton & Hove (101 BX02YZH)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS7014
Scania OmniCity
Newport Transport (43 YN54AOC)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS8019
Alexander Dennis Enviro200Dart
Stagecoach in Manchester (36107  MX59JCY)
Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS9006
Scania OmniCity Double-Decker
Transdev London  (SP164 YP59OEZ)
Not known if this model will be released

UKBUS9007
Scania OmniCity Double-Decker
Brighton & Hove (725 YP09HWM)

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 (BF59NHL)
Not known if this model will be released

UKVAN1008
Mercedes Sprinter
Rygor Commercials (WU59KXM)

Not known if this model will be released
UKBUS9009
Scania OmniCity
National Express West Midlands (blue, red and white livery) (4780 - BU08EHZ)
Not known if this model will be released

 

EFE

 

Model

 

Expected date

 

16611
Leyland National (Mark 1 short body, 2-door)
London Transport Golden Jubilee livery
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

On Monday 29th July 2019, Forward Models announced it was to cease trading. The below models were outstanding at the time and will not now be produced

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

 

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

UKBUS6511
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach West Scotland (10930 SN67XAY) CLICK HERE
Released in HK 16/9/19. UK release 6-8 weeks after HK release
UKBUS6512
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Southern Vectis (1660 HW67AHY)
To be confirmed
UKBUS6513
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South (10892 YX67VCE)
CLICK HERE
Released in HK 29/10/19. UK release 6-8 weeks after HK release
UKBUS6514
ADL Enviro400 MMC
First in Glasgow (33201 - SK68LWN)
CLICK HERE
Released in HK 15/10/19. UK release 6-8 weeks after HK release
UKBUS6516
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South Gold (10770 SN66VYR)
To be confirmed

 

OXFORD DIECAST

 

Model

Expected date

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
76BI005
Beadle Integral
Thornes of Bubwith CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
76DC003
Duple Commander II
Neath & Cardiff CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
76TK016
Bedford TK Box Van
Macbraynes CLICK HERE
Q3/2019
NTRAIL014
Mobile Trailer 
Southdown 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

No releases outstanding at this time -

 

This page last updated Tuesday, 29 October 2019

British Model Buses 2019