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Monday, 22nd March, 2010

Everyone likes Class 03 shunters don't they?

Whisper it if you dare, but RAIL EXCLUSIVE’s boss, has a real penchant for those honorary steam engines of the diesel world, the diminutive 204hp Class 03s. Perhaps it was down to his mis-spent youth, sitting on the end of Newcastle station or bunking around Landore shed but the fool’s now gone and ordered a few box loads of models for everyone to share!

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Thursday, 12th August, 2010

Railfreight Class 37/5s sold out, DRS still available

The Class 37/5 models produced last year have proven extremely successful. A stock taking exercise reveals that we have sold out completely of the BR Railfreight duo of No. 37501 & 37502 but a surprising find in the warehouse leaves us with a limited number of DRS twin packs still available to purchase.

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Friday, 17th September, 2010

Delivery update for Class 03s & Class 37/7s

A progress report from Bachmann HQ on our current projects indicates that our two Class 03s have been despatched from the Chinese factory and are en route to the UK by sea. We expect to see the first engineering samples of the Class 37/7s soon with an indication that a pre-Christmas delivery is on the cards.

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Monday, 11th October, 2010

First Class 03 models now being sent out

A delivery from Bachmann has arrived at our warehouse. That means you shouldn’t have to wait much longer for your Class 03s! The first consignment comprises No. 03371, which we understand, will be followed by our second locomotive in about a weeks time.

FRANTIC ACTIVITY in the office today as a curtain-side lorry pulls up outside at 08.30am ready to off-load a few pallets of ‘toy trains’ disturbing the morning ritual of tea, toast and the Today programme. It’s all hands to the pump as a well-oiled machine fires into operation to ensure orders are dispatched as quickly as possible. The loco is a little beauty but there’s no time to play as the boxes are split down and the locos repackaged with certificates ready for a Royal Mail collection.

The Class 03 shunters are the first of our products to feature our RAIL EXCLUSIVE branding, complete with ‘special edition’ silver seal and new outer presentation package which also acts as a more robust storage box.

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