Accucraft October News

Welcome to the October news bulletin.  We are pleased to say that the first batch of B1s are on their way to us, production of the new TR No. 1 Talyllyn is well under way and that the final Radial tanks will be delivered with the B1s.  We also bring you news of our impending sale and move of office.

Last call for the Radial tanks!

This really is the last opportunity to pick up one of these beautiful Victorian locomotives.  The final batch of these arrive in the UK shortly which means we will have just a few examples of each livery left in stock including the new variant, a Drummond green example carrying a Drummond boiler and numbered 486.  This is also the last opportunity you will have to avail yourselves of the chance to pick up a matching set of L&SWR carriages at a 10% discount (if you have purchased a Radial tank).  You can see all the liveries available here.

The B1s are on their way!

After a long gestation period, we are proud to say that the first RTR and B1 kits are on their way to us.  The initial production run will satisfy all pre-orders but there is very little free stock available in this shipment.  Further runs will follow in due course but make sure you have got your name on one – they won’t hang around long!  Full details of all the liveries and variations can be found here.

We’re moving!

As announced previously, we are in the process of moving the office to a new address to allow our landlord the chance to repair the badly leaking roof of our industrial unit.  The new office will not, alas, be open to passing visitors.  From 5th October the new address will be:

Accucraft UK Ltd.
PO Box 394
Hereford
Herefordshire
HR1 9QN

Telephone (the same) 01981 241380, email (the same) info@accucraft.uk.com

Please bear with us during October, we may not be able to get goods out as quickly as we would like and the supply of spare parts may be delayed until we sort the new workshop out.

Last call for the moving sale!

We know many of you were disappointed that we had to scratch our Spring Sale and open day due to the Covid-19 outbreak and we are now planning to have a sale during the last week in September, now made more urgent by the need to leave the premises we currently occupy!  The sale will held on the basis of individual 30 minute pre-booked appointments which will allow customers to safely browse the stock being offered and make their purchases in a controlled Covid-19 secure atmosphere (subject to the restrictions in place at the time).  Given that much of the stock consists of ‘open box’ items, show stock (complete with travel boxes in most instances), ‘end of line’ items and original prototypes, it will be sold ‘as seen’ and we will be unable to publish a complete list of all that will be on offer but the image below gives an idea of some of those items available, the boxes will be for collection only.  The sale will start at 11:00hrs on Monday 28th September with appointments on the hour and half past the hour until 16:00hrs – the sale will only last the week.  Please ring or email us with your preferred time (and adjacent times in case that slot is already taken) – the Monday is now fully booked and Tuesday is filling up.  In addition to the locomotives and rolling stock on offer we will have a selection of Code 332 track for sale.

U.S. End of Line offers

We have the following locomotives, which are now sold out in the UK, available from our inventory in Union City, California.  Each locomotive is offered with a free item of rolling stock!  Some of these are the last, single examples of their type, so this really is the ‘last chance saloon’ for some of these models.  ‘Phone the office for further details or to purchase.

AL87-211B Decauville 0-4-0T, Blue, Live Steam, 32mm  £1,695.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
AL87-212B Decauville 0-6-0T, Black, Live Steam, 32mm  £1,695.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
S19-19Y L&B 2-6-2T #759 – Yeo, Southern Green, Live Steam  £2,165.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
S19-19E L&B 2-6-2T #760 – Exe, Southern Green, Live Steam  £2,165.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
S19-19T L&B 2-6-2T #761 – Taw, Southern Green, Live Steam  £2,165.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
E19-19Y L&B 2-6-2T #759 – Yeo, Southern Green, Electric  £1,820.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
S19-26G W&L 2-6-2T #14 – Green, Live Steam  £1,995.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
S20-1R IoM 2-4-0T ‘Mannin’ in Indian Red, Live Steam + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van £1,950.00
S20-1G IoM 2-4-0T ‘Mannin’ in Green, Live Steam + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van £1,950.00
E20-7R IoM 2-4-0T ‘Mannin’ in Indian Red, Electric + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van £1,650.00
S19-29A WD Hunslet 4-6-0T (Gauge 1, 45mm), Live Steam + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van  £2,275.00
S19-29B WD Hunslet 4-6-0T (Gauge 0, 32mm), Live Steam + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van  £2,275.00

 

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Accucraft September News

Welcome to our September update.  This month we can share some of the first images of the new Quarry Hunslet with you, as well as news of our moving sale and some never to be repeated US offers!

16mm (1:19) Scale Quarry Hunslet breaks cover!

We were thrilled to receive the production prototype of our new ‘Large’ Quarry Hunslet, a real vindication of our newly discovered ‘small engine policy’ (with respect to the Midland Railway!).  The locomotive is a gem and is beautifully detailed, right down to working sliding doors in the cab back sheet.  Trials are underway but we hope that the locomotive will be happy steaming for 25-30 minutes if the boiler is topped up (there is a Goodall valve under the filler cap on the saddle tank).  You can find full details here.

Autumn Sale!

We know many of you were disappointed that we had to scratch our Spring Sale and open day due to the Covid-19 outbreak and we are now planning to have a sale during the last week in September, now made more urgent by the need to leave the premises we currently occupy!  The sale will held on the basis of individual 30 minute pre-booked appointments which will allow customers to safely browse the stock being offered and make their purchases in a controlled Covid-19 secure atmosphere (subject to the restrictions in place at the time).  Given that much of the stock consists of ‘open box’ items, show stock (complete with travel boxes in most instances), ‘end of line’ items and original prototypes, it will be sold ‘as seen’ and we will be unable to publish a complete list of all that will be on offer but the image below gives an idea of some of those items available, the boxes will be for collection only.  The sale will start at 11:00hrs on Monday 28th September with appointments on the hour and half past the hour until 16:00hrs – the sale will only last the week.  Please ring or email us with your preferred time (and adjacent times in case that slot is already taken).  In addition to the locomotives and rolling stock on offer we will have a selection of Code 332 track for sale.

U.S. End of Line offers

We have the following locomotives, which are now sold out in the UK, available from our inventory in Union City, California.  Each locomotive is offered with a free item of rolling stock!  Some of these are the last, single examples of their type, so this really is the ‘last chance saloon’ for some of these models.  ‘Phone the office for further details or to purchase.

AL87-211B Decauville 0-4-0T, Blue, Live Steam, 32mm  £1,695.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
AL87-212B Decauville 0-6-0T, Black, Live Steam, 32mm  £1,695.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
S19-19E L&B 2-6-2T #760 – Exe, Southern Green, Live Steam  £2,165.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
S19-19T L&B 2-6-2T #761 – Taw, Southern Green, Live Steam  £2,165.00 + Free R19-25 ‘Howard’ Van
S19-26B W&L 2-6-2T #14 – Black, Live Steam  £1,995.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
S19-26G W&L 2-6-2T #14 – Green, Live Steam  £1,995.00 + Free R19-24 ‘E’ Van
S19-29A WD Hunslet 4-6-0T (Gauge 1, 45mm), Live Steam  £2,275.00
S19-29B WD Hunslet 4-6-0T (Gauge 0, 32mm), Live Steam  £2,275.00

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Trackshack closure

It is with regret that we have to report that Trackshack on the Isle of Man has closed with immediate effect.

We have enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with John Boyes and his team and watched the business grow from small beginnings into a major contender in the supply of garden railway equipment.  In that time Trackshack commissioned numerous bespoke projects from us and thus broadened the range and variety of items available to the hobby.  The firm quickly garnered a reputation for competitive prices and friendly and efficient service and we are most appreciative of the orderly way in which the operation is being shut down with pre-orders for Accucraft locomotives being transferred to us for direct supply.

We appreciate that those customers who placed forward orders with Trackshack may be concerned about the supply of their locomotives and have written a letter of comfort to them, outlining the way in which their goods will be supplied.  Covid-19 has caused an international hiatus which has had an impact on all model engineering firms and Accucraft UK is no exception. We must apologise for delays in releasing some future projects, Talyllyn Railway No.1 Talyllyn is in production at the factory right now and should be delivered in late September, this will be followed by the Large Quarry Hunslet during the winter with the Cavan & Leitrim 4-4-0T and the SAR Lawley 4-4-0 following on next year. If you have any concerns, our full terms and conditions are published on our website, please keep an eye on this for further updates concerning the release date of these models.

You can read our letter to Trackshack customers here.

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Accucraft August News

Welcome to the Accucraft (UK) august update.  After a slight lull we have plenty for you this month, the good news is that we have announced a new, Gauge 1, 1:32 scale locomotive to follow on from the very successful Adams Radial Tank and a new date for our cancelled Spring warehouse sale.  The bad news is that the latter is now an urgent priority since we are going to have to quit these premises by November!  Anyway, read on for full details….

New for 2021 – GWR 43XX 2-6-0 in 1:32 Scale

The GWR 43XX 2-6-0 ‘Moguls’ were a product of Churchward’s standardisation policy at Swindon and owe their origin to the ‘family’ of locomotives he developed at the beginning of the 20th century. The class was built in a series of batches from 1911 until 1923 with Collett adding further examples (with a side-window cab) between 1925 and 1932 and in total 342 of these useful mixed traffic locomotives were built, they were at home with passenger trains at 60mph as as with moderately heavy goods trains. The class served all over the Great Western and operated to destinations as diverse as Tonbridge, Andover and Liverpool and 11 examples from the 53XX series were sent to France to serve with the Railways Operating Division (ROD) during WW1.  During the 1930s class members were withdrawn and their wheels and motion parts used to create the ‘Manors’ and ‘Granges’, a process interrupted by WW2 after which British Railways started to scrap the entire class, the last examples being withdrawn in 1964.  Luckily two survived, No. 5322, now at Didcot Railway Centre, and Collett example No. 9303 at the Severn Valley Railway.

The model is built to1:32 scale for 45mm gauge track, gas-fired with a single flue boiler.  Built to a similar formula as our very successful 61XX 2-6-2T, the chassis is constructed from stainless steel, the wheels are un-insulated. The boiler is copper, the cab and bodywork are constructed from etched brass. The gas tank is in a water bath in the tender.  The model will run round 4′ 6″ radius curves and we are aware that there were a large number of livery variations among members of the class and will therefore be offering the variants subject to order volume. We’d like to thank David Fletcher for the marvellous drawings he has produced of this useful locomotive. You can see full details here.

Autumn Sale!

We know many of you were disappointed that we had to scratch our Spring Sale and open day due to the Covid-19 outbreak and we are now planning to have a sale during the last week in September, now made more urgent by the need to leave the premises we currently occupy!  It is proposed that the sale will held on the basis of individual 30 minute pre-booked appointments which will allow individuals to safely browse the stock being offered and make their purchases in a controlled Covid-19 secure atmosphere (subject to the restrictions in place at the time).  Given that much of the stock consists of ‘open box’ items, show stock (complete with travel boxes in most instances), ‘end of line’ items and original prototypes, it will be sold ‘as seen’ and we will be unable to publish a complete list of all that will be on offer but the image below gives an idea of some of those items available.  We will publish a schedule of appointments in the next bulletin – given the boxes available this will be for collection only.

 

“It never rains but it pours!”

As alluded to above, if the Covid-19 epidemic wasn’t enough, we need to vacate our current industrial unit to allow our landlord to make much-needed and long-overdue repairs to the valley gutter between the two roofs of the building.  Many of you will be aware that we have occasionally had water-damaged stock for sale, now you know why!  We will therefore be moving into new offices and putting the stock in temporary storage, one consequence of which will be an inability to remain open for visitors although we will continue to supply goods by courier.  The office move will probably occur during October and Unit 4 will be closed as of 31st of that month.  Naturally our ‘phone number will remain the same, as will our email address!  Please bear with us during this process!

J&M Coaches – CIWL sleeping cars

We need to remind you that the gorgeous CIWL cars being hand-made at the factory are a limited run and are selling well.  These splendid coaches, complete with detailed interiors and lighting, form the first part of a batch that will eventually enable the customer to assemble a complete ‘Train Bleu’ consist, including dining car and fourgon vehicles – if you wish to assemble such a train you need to act quickly to avoid missing out on these sleepers.  UK RRP £950.00 per car, £3610.00 for a set of four individually numbered cars.

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Accucraft July News

Welcome to our July bulletin.  The good news is that the first delivery of the 1:32 Scale Adams Radial tank engines has arrived!  The kits and the balance of the ready-to run locomotives will follow shortly and don’t forget the ‘one time’ offer of L&SWR coaches to accompany these attractive locomotives – here are all the liveries available:

We have been made aware of one small issue, the filling of the oil reservoir in the left hand tank.  It seems that the boiler handrail prevents easy access to the plug to the tank and we’d like to suggest a simple solution, slide the handrail out of the way (illustrated)!  Alternatively a joggle could be put in the handrail to facilitate access.

New narrow gauge coupling accessory!

We have had numerous enquiries for these little gizmos, Z1 or Z2 chopper coupling bob-weight chopper hooks – on their own.  Many people have expressed a desire to upgrade their old Accucraft couplings to the new bob-weight fitted version and now you can!  These are sold in packs of ten hooks (enough for five vehicles) and retail for £9.50 – available from your local Accucraft stockist now.

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Accucraft/Aster June News

Welcome to the June edition of the Accucraft/Aster Hobby UK news bulletin.  We are delighted to say that the first 100 RTR Radial Tanks are now finished at the factory and will be shipped shortly, so get your plastic ready!  The kits will follow ten to fourteen days later after which the pre-order price for both types will no longer apply. In other news the Aster Light & Heavy Mikados are on offer with six, yes, that’s right, SIX free items of rolling stock!

L&SWR Radial Tank 4-4-2Ts are on their way!

S32-15A L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, Adams green, fully lined £1,995.00  
S32-15B L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, Drummond green, fully lined £1,995.00 
S32-15C L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, SR lined Maunsell green £1,950.00  
S32-15D L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, SR plain black, ‘sunshine’ lettering £1,950.00  
S32-15E L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, EKR lined Ashford green* (from KGR) £1,995.00 
S32-15F L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, BR black, early emblem £1,950.00 
S32-15G L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, BR black, late crest £1,950.00 

S32-15KA L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, Adams green, fully lined – KIT £1,845.00  
S32-15KB L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, Drummond green, fully lined – KIT £1,845.00 
S32-15KC L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, SR lined Maunsell green – KIT £1,795.00 
S32-15KD L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, SR plain black, ‘sunshine’ lettering – KIT £1,795.00 
S32-15KE L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, EKR lined Ashford green* – KIT (from KGR) £1,845.00 
S32-15KF L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, BR black, early emblem – KIT £1,795.00 
S32-15KG L&SWR RADIAL TANK 4-4-2T, BR black, late crest – KIT £1,795.00

Aster Accucraft USRA Light & Heavy Mikado Special Offer!

Six free items of 1:32 Scale Rolling Stock from Inventory with every Mikado Purchase!
Mix & Match Reefers, Box Cars or 3 Bay Hoppers and choose from the following RTR/Kits:

Light Mikado: 
• Undecorated
• New York Central
• Union Pacific (Low Stock)
• Baltimore & Ohio

Heavy Mikado:
• Undecorated
• Erie
• CB&Q
• Milwaukee Road
• Southern (Low Stock)
• Great Northern

AST-103K USRA 2-8-2 LIGHT MIKADO – KIT (contact us about liveries) £3,995.00  
AST-103R USRA 2-8-2 LIGHT MIKADO – RTR (contact us about liveries) £4,995.00  
AST-105K USRA 2-8-2 HEAVY MIKADO – KIT (contact us about liveries) £4,495.00  
AST-105R USRA 2-8-2 HEAVY MIKADO – RTR (contact us about liveries) £5,595.00

Prices may be subject to a currency/shipping surcharge at point of delivery.

Check the US rolling stock inventory here.

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Accucraft May News

Welcome to our May update.  We are pleased to say that despite the virus the hobby seems to be in rude good health.  We are open for business via the internet and ‘phone and have spent much of the past six weeks supplying spares and Aster kits!  There has been something like a two month hiatus in production but we are happy to say that the factory is busy completing 1:32 L&SWR Adams Radial tanks and the first 100 or so will be ready for delivery in a couple of weeks – don’t forget that we are offering matching sets of L&SWR suburban coaches to accompany these with a 10% discount!

1:32 Scale L&SWR Adams Radial tank 4-4-2T

The factory has kindly sent us images of some of the liveries that these handsome locomotives will be carrying when they are delivered, the gorgeous Drummond holly green version still carrying an Adams boiler but with a Drummond chimney, the Southern Railway green version fitted with a Drummond boiler, Southern Railway black with ‘sunshine’ lettering, early BR condition with a Drummond boiler with early emblem and in No. 488’s final form running as No. 30583 with an original Adams boiler and late crest.  Enjoy!

1:32 L&SWR Coaches to go with the Radial Tank

With the acquisition of the J&M Coaches range the factory is able to offer a set of L&SWR suburban coaches to go with the Radial Tanks comprising two brake thirds, and all third and a composite first/third in liveries to match all the variations (apart from the East Kent!) of locomotive offered.  I guess if anyone shouts loud enough we might even do them in S&DJR/LMR blue!

R32-20A   J&M L&SWR Bogie Brake Third, salmon pink & brown £695.00
R32-21A   J&M L&SWR Bogie All Third, salmon pink & brown £695.00
R32-22C   J&M L&SWR Bogie First/Third Composite, salmon pink & brown £695.00
R32-23A   J&M L&SWR Bogie Coach set, salmon pink & brown £2641.00

R32-20B   J&M L&SWR/SR Bogie Brake Third, Southern Railway green £650.00
R32-21B   J&M L&SWR/SR Bogie All Third, Southern Railway green £650.00
R32-22B   J&M L&SWR/SR Bogie First/Third Composite, Southern Railway green £650.00
R32-23B   J&M L&SWR/SR Bogie Coach Set, Southern Railway green £2470.00

R32-20C   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie Brake Third, Southern Region green £650.00
R32-21C   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie All Third, Southern Region green £650.00
R32-22C   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie First/Third Composite, Southern Region green £650.00
R32-23C   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie Coach set, Southern Region green £2470.00

R32-20D   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie Brake Third, BR Carmine £650.00
R32-21D   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie All Third, BR Carmine £650.00
R32-22D   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie First/Third Composite, BR Carmine £650.00
R32-23D   J&M L&SWR/BR Bogie Coach set, BR Carmine £2470.00

Sets comprise, two brake thirds, one composite, one all third, discounted by 5% for a set of four, 10% if ordered with an Adams Radial Tank.  Please email us or ‘phone to discuss your rolling stock needs!

Lockdown Locomotive Lectures

Whilst we have been stuck in the office and unable to attend shows or meetings it has been hard to know what to to do to entertain our customers. So, we came up with the idea of producing a series of short videos looking over some of our recently, or soon to be, released locomotives.  Enjoy!

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Accucraft April ‘virtual’ open day & sale!

Good news!  We have received the pre-production sample of Talyllyn Railway No.1 Talyllyn and are going to have a ‘virtual’ open day and sale!  Please read on for further details…

1:19 Scale Talyllyn Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1 Talyllyn

We are delighted to be able to share some images of our next 1:19 scale narrow gauge offering, the iconic little saddle tank, Talyllyn.  Please note that this is a pre-production sample and the production models will carry full rivet detail and some small changes to the paint scheme.  However, we are absolutely delighted with the look of the model and its smooth and steady running characteristics, a perfect companion to the lovely Accucraft Dolgoch – footage of the sample running can be found on our Facebook page and full details of the forthcoming model can be seen hereWith the sample approved we hope to take delivery in Quarter 3 this year.

Online ‘Open Day & Sale’

As you know, we had planned to have our annual open day and sale on Saturday 18th April which, of course, isn’t going to happen now.  However, we have been working through some of the stock we had hoped to sell, repairing anything that needed fixing and sorting our ‘open box’ items and we are pleased to be able to offer some of those items in an ‘online’ sale.  Why not call us to discuss rolling stock bundle offers as well?

Locomotives

S19-29B WD Hunslet 4-6-0T for 32mm (0 gauge) – Radio Control fitted – £1895.00 – SOLD

S19-33B Talyllyn Railway ‘Dolgoch’ 0-4-0T for 45mm (Gauge 1) in Atlas Green – Open Box – £1395.00

S20-1R IoM 2-4-0T ‘Mannin’ in Indian Red, Radio Control fitted £1,850.00 – SOLD

E20-9G IoM 2-4-0T ‘Mona’ in Ailsa Green (electric) – Open Box – £1095.00 – SOLD

S78-4 Kerr Stuart ‘Wren’ 0-4-0ST in 7/8ths” Scale, Green, Red, Black and Blue – Open Box – £1295.00

S78-3 Bagnall 0-4-0ST in 7/8ths” Scale, Green, Black and Blue – Open Box – £995.00

Rolling Stock

R19-20/20/21 L&B Coaches – water damaged boxes – £125.00

AM54-016 – 1:20.3 Scale Jackson & Sharp Coach D&RGW Bumble Bee Single Stripe Yellow – £175.00

AM2201-08 – 1:20.3 Scale Box Car – D&RGW Flying Rio Grande Logo – £95.00 – SOLD

Massive track sale!

G202-03 Code 332 Brass Flex Track Euro Style Straight 3′ – 12pcs per box – £140.00  
G213-04 Code 332 4′ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 12 pcs per box £65.00 
G213-05 Code 332 5′ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 12 pcs per box £87.50 
G213-11 Code 332 11½’ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 16 pcs per box £195.00  
G213-12 Code 332 12½’ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 16 pcs per box £210.00 
G213-15 Code 332 15′ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 16 pcs per box £250.00  
G213-16 Code 332 16½’ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 16 pcs per box £265.00 
G213-20 Code 332 20′ DIA Brass Curve Track Euro Style – 16 pcs per box £325.00 
G218-8R Code 332 4′ Radius Switch Euro Style – Manual Right £65.00 

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Coronavirus / Covid 19 update – office closure

Following the government’s advice, we are taking measures to protect our staff and our customers.  As of today the office is closed to visitors and we will be working reduced hours.  We will be monitoring emails and responding as quickly as we can.  Having discussed the necessary protocols with our couriers we will be maintaining a skeleton delivery service, this will probably mean that we will only be sending goods out on one day per week, usually a Wednesday.

Spare parts will still be available but we will be restricted to sending only those that will fit in a small padded envelope.  Again, if you need Accucraft or Aster spares please email us.

Future deliveries have been interrupted by the virus and the soaring cost of air freight and we are sorry to report that the Adams Radial tanks and Aster B1s will be delayed in consequence.  As soon as we have an accurate ETA we will publish it here.

We hope that you all stay safe and well and derive some solace from your railway modelling activities – don’t forget that we still have Aster 5MT and Light Mikado kits in stock for those of you suffering terminal boredom!

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Coronavirus / Covid 19 update – Gauge 1 offers

In light of the recent news and advice from the government we have decided to postpone our open day and sale, scheduled for 18th April.  As many of you know, all exhibitions until at least June have now been postponed or cancelled, the National Garden Railway Show will now be held on Saturday 14th November at the Peterborough Arena – you can read more about the show here.  Similarly the G1MRA Spring Meeting at Shepshed on the 25th April has been cancelled and the inaugural Llangollen Show, planned for 30th May, has been re-scheduled to Saturday 3rd October, further details in due course.

We would ask all of you to continue to support our retailers and, when the show season re-commences, please help the various associations who have made a huge effort to re-schedule events.  As long as our couriers continue to operate our office will stay open for business which means that for those of you who are worried about going ‘stir crazy’ stock will still be available – don’t forget that we have Aster kits in stock and will soon have the new Accucraft Radial Tank kits and the Aster B1s in stock, so the constructors among you won’t be short of something for the workbench.

So, in place of our open day, we will be putting out selected offers for some of the bargains, seconds and repaired items that we have for sale.  So, without further ado, here are some Gauge 1 (1:32 scale) offerings:

AST-107.BK – Aster BR 5MT 4-6-0 Black – alcohol fired – KIT £3,250.00
AST-107.BR – Aster BR 5MT 4-6-0 Black, No. 73082 Camelot – alcohol fired – RTR £4,300.00
AST-107.GK – Aster BR 5MT 4-6-0 Green – alcohol fired – KIT £3,250.00
AST-107.GR – Aster BR 5MT 4-6-0 Green, No. 73096 – alcohol fired – RTR £4,300.00

AST-103K – Aster USRA 2-8-2 LIGHT MIKADO – KIT (contact us about liveries) £3,950.00
AST-103R – Aster USRA 2-8-2 LIGHT MIKADO – RTR (contact us about liveries) £4,950.00
AST-105K – Aster USRA 2-8-2 HEAVY MIKADO – KIT (contact us about liveries) £4,400.00
AST-105R – Aster USRA 2-8-2 HEAVY MIKADO – RTR (contact us about liveries) £5,500.00

S32-14A – Accucraft KS ‘VICTORY’ 0-6-0T GWR Green (Swindon safety valve bonnet) £995.00 (RRP £1,275.00)
S32-14B – Accucraft KS ‘VICTORY’ 0-6-0T BR Black (Swindon safety valve bonnet) £995.00 (RRP £1,275.00)

Accucraft BR Mk1 coaches, open box, repaired items (loose interiors re-fitted), all £225.00 (RRP £275.00):

R32-11C BR Mk1 BRAKE SECOND CORRIDOR (BSK) – CHOCOLATE & CREAM
R32-12A BR Mk1 SECOND OPEN (SO) – MAROON
R32-12B BR Mk1 SECOND OPEN (SO) – CARMINE & CREAM
R32-12C BR Mk1 SECOND OPEN (SO) – CHOCOLATE & CREAM
R32-13A BR Mk1 FIRST CORRIDOR (FK) – MAROON
R32-13B BR Mk1 FIRST CORRIDOR (FK) – CARMINE & CREAM
R32-13C BR Mk1 FIRST CORRIDOR (FK) – CHOCOLATE & CREAM

All these coaches have been fitted with Kadee couplings.

Accucraft RCH open wagons, £240.00 for a box of four (which may be mixed) UK RRP £300.00:

R32-1A RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – BR GREY
R32-1B RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – BR BAUXITE
R32-1C RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – GWR GREY
R32-1D RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – LMS GREY
R32-1E RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – LNER GREY
R32-1F RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – SR BROWN
R32-1H RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – ‘OXCROFT’
R32-1N RCH 7 PLANK WAGON – ‘OLDHAM GAS CORPORATION’

Last of the mineral wagons, bauxite only, £240.00 for a box of four UK RRP £300.00:

R32-2B BR 16 TON STEEL MINERAL WAGON – BR BAUXITE

Accucraft oil tankers, £260.00 for a box of four (which may be mixed) UK RRP £320.00:

R32-3B 14 TON OIL TANKER – BP
R32-3C 14 TON OIL TANKER – SHELL
R32-3D 14 TON OIL TANKER – ESSO

A couple of US items:

AM32-563 AAR Box Car – Erie Railroad,  £95.00 (UK RRP £120.00) – SOLD
AM32-604 C&O 3-Bay Hopper w/ End Scatter Shields, £95.00 (UK RRP £120.00) – SOLD

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