Rumney Models Still Open

6th January 2021 Despite the recent lockdown announcement, I want to confirm that Rumney Models will remain open. We are not required to shield again, which was the major reason for closing the first time round last March. I am down some work time due to loss of childcare so please bear with me when ordering and I will only … Read More

Rumney Models to Reopen 1st September 2020

I am pleased to announce that Rumney Models will reopen to orders on the 1st September 2020. There will be a few minor changes to how things were done before. Please make note of the following points of information: Lead times from my etchers have increased since the beginning of the year and given this I will no longer be … Read More

Rumney Models Trading Update

Since mid-March we have as a family been ‘shielding’ from Coronavirus as one of us is on the NHS vulnerable list. This has meant that I have been unable to go to a post office and therefore trade normally. It was announced recently that shielding will end on the 1st August for England and 16th August for Wales. This means … Read More

Temporary Suspension of Trading

Yesterday I received an email from my etching company saying that they were following Scottish government advice and suspending manufacturing due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This obviously means that I now cannot get any more etches done until they restart production and get through any backlog they might have accrued whilst shut. My current stock of etches is ok, though … Read More

New Items, Temporary Postage & Packaging Rates and Development News

New items As of today the following new items are available to order: M&SWJR 2-4-0 Loco and Tender Chassis (X.13 – £35) This set of etches is intended for the Nucast Partners kit and can be built in OO, EM and P4. Both Loco and underframe can be built rigid or sprung using High Level hornblocks (not included). CSB plots … Read More

Rumney Models New Address

Rumney Models is on the move. This seems to be an almost biennial event but hopefully the following address will remain current for a good while. From now on please direct all mailed correspondence to: Rumney ModelsBryanstoneGlewstoneRoss-on-Wye HerefordshireHR9 6AW Given that we are moving there may be a slight delay in mail order services, particularly around this weekend (13th-16th). This … Read More

New Items for September 2019 Now Here

After a mammoth packing session all the items that I announced earlier this month are now in stock. Prices are as follows: E.07 Gresley 8’6” light bogie subframe – £13 per pair E.101 BR coach bogie kit (light single and double bolster for Mk1 stock) – £26 per pair X.07 GER Y14 / LNER J15 loco chassis – £38 X.08 … Read More

New Items for September 2019 Coming Soon

Autumn is fast approaching and this one will bring a bumper crop of new releases from Rumney Models. Instead of leaving everything to the last minute as usually seems to happen I thought I’d let everyone know what will be coming their way in a few weeks a little more in advance this time. Further details and prices will be … Read More

7mm Scale Anchor Mount Tank Wagons

Earlier this year I was asked to produce my anchor mount tank wagon underframes in 7mm scale. Drawing work on these are now complete. In addition I have completed drawing work on etched body parts to go with the underframes for both 7’3” and 6’7” diameter tank wagons. The kits are principally for fuel oil tanks though the underframes could … Read More

New Items for September 2018

Another a new set of releases from Rumney Models to report on. The ‘headline act’ this time round is a pair of kits for RCH 1927 tank wagon underframes. They are available with either 10’ (B.75) or 9’ (B.76) wheelbase and are £14 each. These are suitable for tank wagons built from around 1927 until the last of the Air … Read More