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)
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

OM46516A
Wright Eclipse Gemini 2,
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Destination: Patcham
The Snowman CLICK HERE
Autumn 2020
OM46516B
Wright Eclipse Gemini 2
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, Destination: Hangleton
The Snowman CLICK HERE
Autumn 2020
OM46624A
New Routemaster
Arriva London
Destination: Hackney Central
'Release the Kraken’ CLICK HERE
Summer 2020
OM46624B
New Routemaster
Arriva London
Destination: Victoria
‘Release the Kraken’ CLICK HERE
Summer 2020
OM46315A
AEC Type RM
London Transport
Destination: Acton Green
‘Boulogne' CLICK HERE
Autumn 2020
OM46315B
AEC Type RM
London Transport
Destination: Mitcham Cricketers
‘Boulogne' CLICK HERE
Autumn 2020

  

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

 

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

UKBUS6516
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South Gold (10770 – SN66VYR)
CLICK HERE
May 2020
UKBUS1501
Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident opentop
megasightseeing.com
(18496 – LX06AHC)
Not known
UKBUS1502
Alexander ALX400 – bodied Dennis Trident opentop
Stagecoach North West “the White Lady”
(17012 – S812BWC)
Not known
UKBUS0063
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Ensign Bus (132 – YX66WLH) CLICK HERE
Jan 2020
UKBUS6519
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach Oxford Gold (10786 – SN66VZH)
March 2020
UKBUS6520
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South 700 Coastliner (10942 – SN18KNF)
June 2020
UKBUS6521
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Xplore Dundee (6695 – SK68MBO)
May 2020
IEBUS0005
ADL Enviro400
MMC – Dublin Bus (AH1 – 191-D-44403)
June 2020
UKBUS6524
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach North West 555 Lakes Connection (10555 – SN16ONX)
July 2020
UKBUS6526
ADL Enviro400 MMC
National Express West Midlands
(6937 – SK68MJE)
Not known

 

OXFORD DIECAST

 

Model

Expected date

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
76DC004
Duple Commander II
Greenslades CLICK HERE
Q1/2020
76SB006
Saro Bus
Trent CLICK HERE
Q1/2020
NNR008
New Routemaster
Go Ahead CLICK HERE
Q1/2020
NMW6003
Bristol MW6G 
Eastern Counties NBC CLICK HERE
Q2/2020
76LRT010
Mexborough & Swinton
Leyland Royal Tiger CLICK HERE
Q2/2020
76MW6006
Bristol MW6G
West Yorkshire CLICK HERE
Q2/2020
76PB010
Commer PB Postbus
Royal Mail (Scotland) CLICK HERE
Q2/2020
76IR6006
Irizar i6
City Link Air CLICK HERE
Mid/2020

 

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 Monday, 23 March 2020

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