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

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 toolings.

 

Model

Expected date

No outstanding models -

 

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

During January 2024, Corgi announced that there would not be any Corgi OOC models released during 2024. They also stated that work on their Wright Streetdeck casting had been paused. -

  

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

 

41701 Routemaster RM London Transport
Fleet number: RM8 (VLT8)
CLICK HERE

July 2024
41702 Routemaster RM London Transport
Fleet number: RM1127 (127CLT)
CLICK HERE
July 2024
41703 Routemaster RM London Transport
Fleet number: RM1546 (546CLT)
CLICK HERE
July 2024
41704 Routemaster RM Confidence Bus, Leicester
Fleet number: 15 (WLT655)
CLICK HERE
July 2024
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


 

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

UKBUS6531
ADL Enviro400 MMC
Stagecoach Manchester CLICK HERE
June 2024

 

OXFORD DIECAST

 

Model

Expected date

120RM001
Routemaster RM
London Transport (red). CLICK HERE

To be confirmed
76AMT004
Alexander M type
Alexander Northern. CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
76RM115
Routemaster RM
Dublin Vintage Tea CLICK HERE
To be confirmed
NNR009
New Routemaster
Arriva London (green) CLICK HERE
To be confirmed

 

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, 02 May 2024

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