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

New Items for April 2018

Spring is in the air and Scalefour North just around the corner which means a new set of releases from Rumney Models. A couple of eagerly awaited commission projects reach fruition and are released. Firstly there is a loco chassis for the MR/LMS/BR 1P 0-4-4T (X.04 – £38). This is a modern chassis designed to go under the craftsman body. … Read More

New Year’s Update

Happy New Year to all, I hope everyone had a good festive season and managed to get a little modelling done. With the New Year usually comes a reflective look at the past year and this is no different with Rumney Models. A couple of years ago when there were some rather unjustified comments being made about the price of … Read More

New Items for September

With Autumn just around the corner it means a new set of releases from Rumney Models. The ‘headline act’ this time is an underframe kit for the BR unfitted Grampus (B.34 – £15). This includes replacement baskets and door spring and step detailing for the body. For those who don’t want to go to the extent of building a complete … Read More