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November 2018
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Friday 9 November
Corgi Twin Pack Bus Set Officially Announced
Corgi has now issued details of the twin pack OOC bus set being produced to Celebrate 50 Years of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, the pack features Go Ahead London New Routemaster LT394 on route 15 to Tower Hill & Go Ahead North East Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 6117 bound for Newcastle on service 309

The pack has been allocated product code OM46620 and has a RRP of 49.99, the current estimate for release to retailers is February 2019.

More details and model lineart can be found on the Corgi website.


OM46620 New Routemaster Twin Pack 'Celebrating 50 Years of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers' - presented in a premium presentation box.

Corgi Website link

Thursday 8 November
EFE Routemasters To Get A Facelift
Bachmann Europe has announced the next improvements to the EFE model tooling will focus on the Routemaster models.
These models will gain additional side panel beading on both decks, and other detail enhancements, the press release below shows the the progess so far on the RML model. The updated models will be ready for release during 2019.
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Thursday 1 November
Confirmed Oxford Omnibus Range Releases
These are Oxford Diecast's next Omnibus range model are now being be released to UK retailers.

1/76 Scale

76PAN008 A Timpson & Sons Ltd - Plaxton Panorama Coach


76SB003 Green Line (London Transport) - Saro Single Deck Bus

N Scale

NFDE008 Southdown - Ford 400E Vam

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