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LATEST NEWS AND RELEASES

Last updated November 2021

Our number has changed!

Our phone number has changed!

After now getting numerous automated and scam calls on our landline, we have decided to go mobile.

We hope that this will broaden the ways that you can get in contact us, as you will be able to text us.

We are busy and there will be times that we can’t answer the phone, so please feel free to leave us a message and we will do our best to get back to you as quickly as we can.

 

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The Class 312 Colours expand

Now that the Class 312 is in production we have been producing  other schemes of these electric multiple units.

Included among these schemes is the one off West Midlands PTE yellow scheme, as well as the Network SouthEast scheme.

 

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The Class 312 is here!

After a few production problems, were pleased to announce the arrival of our British Railways Class 312 EMU. We have so far produced one of each sub class, in both BR Blue & BR Blue & Grey liveries.

We can offer our models with a choice of liveries, unit numbers, headcodes and destinations.

Our models are, of course, DCC ready.

For further information see our Class 312 EMU page or contact us directly.

 

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Weathering Wednesday

Today we’ve been weathering some of our models prior to dispatch.

Firstly we lightly weathered this Class 304 in BR blue and grey together with lightly weathering a Departmental blue and red liveried Mentor.

Then we heavily weathered this Class 308, also in BR blue and grey.

If you have specific weathering requirements or want us to replicate a particular unit, please contact us.

 

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Class 308/9

Just when you thought the Class 308 range couldn’t get any bigger, here is the 308/9!

Utilised by British Rail from 1984 to 1990 they were a five strong sub-class formed from the 308/2 sub-class with the MLV car utilised for postal services.

 

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DBSO

To go with our Optical Car for the structure gauging train, we now offer DBSO 9708 in Network Rail yellow, complete with the extra lighting on the front end and black end (next to optical car)

 

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DBSO

The latest completed models are from our DBSO range, including in Anglia, ONE and Network Rail liveries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 312

We’ve finished the artwork for the etched sides for the model and work is coming on at a pace for the resin details.

We hope to be able to share pictures with you in the next month or so.

We’ve added a Class 312 page to the website, so all the details are now there. Click here

 

Class 387 Announced!

We have received the first samples of bodyshells of the Class 387 from CMAC Models and are aiming to finish off these bodyshells to complete models. The models will use the CMAC Models single piece bodyshells and we will detail these with resin and etched details and injection moulded parts.

We are hoping to get the first samples out in Early 2021.

Let us know your livery requirements and we will confirm their availability.

Please contact us for further information or click here

 

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Structure Gauging Train -

Optical Car Released

We have produced the one off Optical Car which once formed part of the Structure Gauging Train.

The model is a resin body with plastic fins for the laser panels.

We are able to produce any of the guises that the original was in, not just the later unit as shown on the attached photograph.

 

For further information, click here

 

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Network Rail Generator Van

Added to Our Range

We have added the 57’ GUV based Generator Van to our growing range of Network Rail Test Train vehicles.

The fleet of four vans are used extensively on test trains, providing power to the test vehicles and can be seen across the rail network.

Our model features louvre panels to the sides, with plated over doors, together with the roof grilles that act as air intakes for the on-board generators.

 

For further information, click here

 

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Range of Network Rail Brake Force Runners expanded

We have extended our range of Network Rail Brake Force Runners, with vehicles 72612 and 72616 now modelled.

Both of these models feature correct corridor connections (or lack thereof), correct underframe details, new bogies and flush glazing throughout.

For more information, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 312 Announced!

 

We have undertaken to produce a model of the Class 312 EMU. The model will be a multimedia rendition of this unit with use of resin ends, etched sides and details and injection moulded parts.

We are hoping to get the first samples out in Autumn 2020.

We will be able to produce all the liveries that these unit wore throughout their lifetimes.

Please contact us for further information

 

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YouTube Channel Launched!

We have been uploading video’s of our latest models under going testing on our test track to our new YouTube channel!

Click here to go to our channel or Search “Britannia Pacific Models” on YouTube to find us and subscribe!

We will be adding more video’s as we get them.

 

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Original Test Coach Mentor Arrives

We have taken delivery of the original sides for this test vehicle and have produced the first finished models.

To see further information, please press here

 

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First Model of the OHLP vehicle from the New Measurement Train modelled!

We’ve just finished our first model of the OHLP vehicle (977993) from the New Measurement Train

To see further information, please press here

 

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