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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".

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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...

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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)...

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January 2022 Update

We have had to delete the $35 International Air Small Parcel rate for items <0.45Kg in weight for UK and European customers as a result of on going problems with the Irish postal service customs clearance system. Recently a number of items were returned to sender despite the customers paying the Irish tax and customs clearance fees to An Post.  Unfortunately we cannot set up separate rates for different European countries under the Shopify system, but we can apply the International Small Air Parcel for customers in the UK and Europe upon request.

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October 2021 Update

Production was disrupted during August and September 2021 as a result of a combination of Covid 19 restrictions in New Zealand and delays in receiving goods from overseas suppliers. We are now concentrating on fulfilling current orders our main 3D print suppliers having resumed operation following the easing of Covid restrictions in Auckland and the arrival of supplies from overseas. We expect to begin shipping brake van (brown & light grey) and unlettered open wagon orders by Mid-November. CIE 17012-17221 Series Covered Wagons We recently completed successful test prints of these wagons for release in March-April 2022. We are planning...

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