News

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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July 2020 update

July is turning out to be a momentous month with the completion of the first batch of CIE Brake Vans (just over 12 months since we started the project https://irishrailwaymodeller.com/topic/8746-jm-design-cie-20t-goods-brake-preview/) and a new website. We are sending sample vans to model railway clubs in Ireland & the UK so modellers can see the finished article and to magazines for review. We expect to have decorated samples of the brake vans with the post 1963 wheel logo and the bulk grain wagons in Ranks Ireland and CIE livery complete by mid August. In the longer term we are developing our own 3D...

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