Back in production
We have resumed production following a number of successful prints from our new 3D print supplier. Three variants of the CIE Standard H Van are currently in stock to ring the changes from 1915 to the mid 1970s. Our wagon bodies and roofs are printed in a fine detail plastic using the SLA process, wagon chassis are printed in nylon using the SLS process to maximise strength and flexibility.
February 2023 Update
A small number of wagons are currently available from stock. Unfortunately despite receiving promising test prints from a number of potential suppliers, we have been unable to identify a supplier capable of producing SLA prints of our models to a consistent standard.
October 2022 Update
We are currently unable to accept orders for our 3D printed wagons. Our 3D Print contractor has advised that they are have been unable to print some of our models to an "acceptable standard".
May 2022 Update: H Vans ᴙ Us?
We are currently focusing on the less common versions of the humble H (hard topped) vans used by the GSWR, GSR and CIE from 1917 to the mid-1970s These wagons are supplied partially assembled in white or grey resin complete with custom decals (Railtec Transfers). IWC1009-GSWR/GSR covered Planked sides and doors. Decals include CIE Snail and Wheel logos and a selection of 2 sets of running numbers. IWC1005-CIE17012-17221 series Covered Wagon introduced 1946. Decals include white CIE Snail and Wheel logos and a selection of 10 sets of running numbers. Green snails, two sets of running numbers and chalk...
March 2022 Update
We seem to be achieving a degree of normality with production and shipping after the challenging times of the past year, currently fulfilling back orders and we are now accepting orders. We finalised the graphics for current and planned models with Railtec Models our transfer supplier and completed have now completed decorated samples for our open, covered and railway owned bulk grain wagons. We are now supplying undecorated open and covered wagons with decal sets which include both CIE flying snail and wheel logos, tare and 10 sets of running numbers. Undecorated wagons are supplied in CKD (completely knocked down)...