Hornby Hobbies Ltd. have today released an update to retailers on those products that were originally planned for a 2012 release and are now being carried over to 2013.
Hornby stated “It has been well documented over several weeks we are experiencing manufacturing delays with some of our suppliers.” they provided a full list of models and anticipated availability dates, I outline below the ones of interest to Southern / Southern Region modellers. They further advised ” however please note that this is a guide date and more precise information will be provided in the New Year.”
R3107 BR T9 30313 Lined Late Crest – TBC
R3115 West Country original air smoothed “Exeter” – January
R3129 SR Class M7 – April
R3136 Class 73 Network Rail – January
R3137 Class 73 Pullman – June
R3143 4 Vep – June
R4534A BR Push Pull Coach pack – June
R4537 SR Unconverted Open 3Rd Class – June (note: not really “unconverted” but in original form)
R4538 BR Unconverted Oped 2Nd Class – June (ditto above!)
I trust this information is of interest, although slightly disappointing the items are better late than never.