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

Britbus 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 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 had 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

Since Britbus went into administration in 2017, several models have been commissioned directly from the factory who it is now believed own the tooling.

 

Model

Expected date

ES-20A Scania Omnidekka - Metrobus
Commissioned by Omnidekka Models
Route: 420 Whitebushes
February 2022
ES-20B Scania Omnidekka Metrobus
Commissioned by Omnidekka Models
Route: 460 Epsom
February 2022

 

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

CC89204
Wrightbus New Routemaster
NHS Charities Together Bus
CLICK HERE
CANCELLED BY CORGI AUGUST 2021

  

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) CLICK HERE
Was announced as North East, but PP shows North West
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. 

Model

 

Expected date

 

This company has now ceased trading -

 

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

UKBUS6525
ADL Enviro400 MMC
First Glasgow (33393 – SK19EOD)
CLICK HERE
Production is scheduled for completion by late May 2022
UKBUS6526
ADL Enviro400 MMC
National Express West Midlands
(6937 – SK68MJE) CLICK HERE
Released in HK 2/22 - Estimated release date in UK 4/22

UKBUS6529
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach South (10945 – SN18KNJ) The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
CLICK HERE

Anticipated production slot being available during mid-June 2022.
UKBUS6530
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Go North East (6341 – YX20OKA) xlines
CLICK HERE
Anticipated production slot being available late July 2022.

 

OXFORD DIECAST

 

Model

Expected date

76SB007
Saro Bus
East Midlands Motor Services CLICK HERE
Q3/2022
76AMT001
Alexander M Type
Scottish CLICK HERE
Q3/2022
76AMT002
Alexander M Type
Western Scottish CLICK HERE
Q4/2022
76DB001
Duple Brittania
Wallace Arnold CLICK HERE
Q3/2022
76IR6009
Irizar i6
Plain white CLICK HERE
Q3/2022

 

ORIGINAL CLASSICS

 

Model

Expected date

It is now believed that this company has ceased trading -

 

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

No outstanding models -

 

SUNSTAR

 

Model

Expected date

No releases outstanding at this time -

 

This page last updated Thursday, 21 April 2022

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