With the Class 92 order book closed, and the models in production, Revolution can confirm that it has secured the licence required to produce Class 92 92017 “Bart the Engine” in the eye-catching Stobart blue livery.
Detailed graphic artwork has been provided by Stobart Ltd, to enable us to ensure the model is as accurate as possible.
92017 – formerly named Shakespeare – was repainted into Stobart Rail colours in 2009 and renamed Bart the Engine to recognise DB’s association with Stobart Rail, and in particular the Tesco/Stobart “Less CO2” container trains running between Rugby and Mossend.
However, the locomotive has seen use on numerous other traffics including intermodal, china clay, steel, vans and automotive, making it an ideal locomotive to operate both with Revolution IZA Cargowaggon twin vans, and our forthcoming IPA car carriers.
The Stobart 92 can be pre-ordered now from Kernow Model Rail Centre here
Although Revolution’s order book is now closed, all our other Class 92 locomotives – in original RfD grey, EWS maroon, EWS branded grey, DB red, GBRf blue and Caledonian Sleeper teal, along with un-numbered RfD grey – can be pre-ordered from selected retailers including C&M of Carlisle, East Somerset Models, Kernow Model Rail Centre, Modellbahn Union, Osborns Models, Rails of Sheffield, Trains4U and Widnes Model Centre.
Revolution Trains is delighted to announce that Kernow Model Centre will be distributing our forthcoming N Gauge Class 390 Pendolino models, being produced by Rapido Trains of Canada.
Kernow are a highly respected name in model railway retailing and have the organisation and facilities to pack and send out our forthcoming Pendolino models far more quickly than we could, once they arrive from China.
In turn Revolution will have a limited number of Kernow’s N-gauge special commissions available to buy from our stand at the The International N Gauge Show this weekend.
We are delighted to announce that C&M Models of Carlisle and Colletts Models of Exmouth will be stocking our forthcoming N gauge TEA tank wagons.
C&M and Colletts will be the only retailers in the country where you will be able to purchase our tank wagons after they arrive.
We are aware that the all-or-nothing approach of crowd-funding does not suit everyone; some people will have missed the deadline; others may not have been able to afford a complete rake in one go.
We feel the forward-thinking approach of these retailers will help to compensate.
Mike Parsons of C&M Models said: “As a trader, I know not all my customers are necessarily aware of these models, so I wanted to be able to give those who missed out a second chance, as well as offering existing customers the chance to add to their fleet over a longer period.”
Leigh Collett of Colletts Models said: “We are delighted to have this opportunity to stock Revolution Trains’ tankers – these models are exactly what our customers want”.
The recommended retail price is £30 (£31 for the EWS livery) – this is higher than the price paid by our customers who ordered in advance but still represents very good value for money.
We are very grateful to C&M Models and Colletts Models for the faith that they have shown in us and for helping to reach our production run targets