July to September 2018 - News

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BACHMANN CONFIRM IDENTITY OF MODEL IN THE BUS GARAGE
Bachmann today advised me of the identity of the model which will accompany their recently announced bus garage:
"The model included with the EFE Bus Garage will be a National Plaxton Panorama Bristol RELH coach. The operatorís name and number plates are blank allowing collectors to customise the vehicle with their own markings (scale transfers and markings are available on the aftermarket). This model has not previously been available".

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Tuesday 17th July 2018


CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM IXO
I have been made aware of the release of a 1:43rd scale AEC RT in London Country (green). At the time of writing, I have only seen photographs of the model on eBay. The model features AEC Regent III RT4742 (OLD564) in London Country livery. The model is represented on route 406 to Reigate Garage.

If anyone has purchased the model and could send me copies of the photographs for publication, they would be most appreciated. CLICK HERE to email

Monday 16th July 2018


BUILD YOUR OWN ROUTEMASTER WEEKS 16 AND 17
I have now completed weeks 16 and 17, and added text and photographs to the Build your own Routemaster pages.

To view week 16 CLICK HERE
To view week 17 CLICK HERE

Alternatively click on the link at the top of this page.

Thursday 12th July 2018


PHOTOGRAPH OF RECENTLY RELEASED EFE MODEL
Please see photographs of recently released EFE model 34112 AEC RT - London Transport:

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Tuesday 10th July 2018


EFE BUS GARAGE PHOTOGRAPHS
Further to my news of Tuesday, Bachmann have sent me two high resolution photographs of the bus garage one in a diorama. Bachmann have advised me: "Bus Garage (E99660), this was available as part of our Bachmann OO scale Scenecraft range several years ago and is being re-launched as part of the EFE range as it is the ideal way to display model buses in addition to being suited to model railway layouts/dioramas. The Bus Garage should be available around the end of this month and has a RRP of £84.95".The Bachmann website reports that the garage comes complete with a free EFE model (worth £19.95).

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Thursday 5th July 2018


CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM EFE
Long awaited EFE RT model 34112 has now been released, the Bachmann website reports:
"The eagerly awaited London Transport RT (E34112) is now on its way to Bachmann Stockists. The model depicts RT2177 registration KGU 106 allocated to Walworth garage (WL), with blinds for route 12 to Oxford Circus. RT2177 was new in 1949 and saw service at several garages in South London including Elmers End, New Cross and Walworth. Sold by L.T. in 1977, RT2177 has been preserved in very fine condition for many years and is regularly displayed at bus rallies. This model has a RRP of £34.95".

EFE ANNOUNCE NEW BUS GARAGE
The Bachmann website carries news of a new addition to Bachmann's range of accessories in the form of a bus garage, their website reports:

"This month will see the arrival of a new addition to the EFE range of accessories! With its Art Deco styling, the Bus Garage (E99660) is the perfect way to display a bus collection and is also ideal for use on model railway layouts or dioramas. With a free EFE vehicle (worth £19.95), the Bus Garage has a RRP of £84.95 and is sure to be popular with collectors & modellers alike! Pre-order yours today from your local Bachmann Stockist to avoid disappointment".

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OXFORD DIECAST MODELS DUE FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Jacksons Models for advising me that the following Oxford Diecast model is due for imminent release:
76FT031 Ford Transit Mk5 SWB Low Roof - London Underground CLICK HERE

Also being released is a re-release of 76ANG032 Southdown Anglia Van

Tuesday 3rd July 2018


July to September 2018 - News

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