Tooling Updates | Exhibitions | – 18th January 2018

18th JANUARY 2018

2300 / 2400 CLASS TOOLING UPDATE

We are delighted to advise the tooling for this project is almost complete and we will have the tooling samples before Chinese New Year in early Feb.

If only minor adjustments are required, decorated running samples will be available sometime during March and on acceptance production will commence, followed by the 2400 class project.

 

We will again be expecting to lift the bar by producing an even better diesel loco than our top model ‘L’ Class.

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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Southern Rail Models will be attending the following exhibitions:

48′ AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC CONTAINERS

They’re almost here!

Southern Rail has exclusive permission from Royal Wolf to produce their new logo containers

 

You don’t want to miss out on these suburb models. They’re just over a week away so if you haven’t got yours on order, now’s the time!

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XPL / END ISSUES

Just an update on the Xplorer/Endeavour.

During our visit to our Factory in November we held extensive discussions on this vexing problem. Unfortunately, the problem has been compounded by our former manufacturing company Run East short delivering on a number of molds, including the chasis molds.

Through negotiation and a visit to the Run East factory we have managed to locate one mold which has some chasis tooling.

This tooling will be tested shortly to determine which chasis molds need to be remade and at that time we will be testing the design of the molds for strength with quality dicast material.

We will make new painted chasis’ without the underbody detail and then determine how we can work with our customers to replace the existing chasis’.

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Not only will you be entitled to discounts when ordering, you will also receive your own unique membership card in the mail! Take this with you to any exhibition Southern Rail are attending and you’ll receive your discount there as well! (Southern Rail direct purchases only)

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‘LL’ COAL WAGONS

The perfect match for your South Maitland Railways 10 Class Locomotive!

In consideration of the typical 32-hopper rake for a single 10 class, we are packing the models in boxes of 10 wagons and in boxes of 2 wagons. The 2 wagon packs are only available to purchase if you are also purchasing a 10 wagon pack.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Thank you to those who have already filled in and returned their ‘Expression of Interest’ for the Coal Loader and the Guards Vans. We very much appreciate you taking the time to let us know what you think!

If you haven’t already – fill in and return the forms below and let us know if you’re interested.

ARE YOU INTEREST IN A GUARDS VAN?

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A NSW COAL LOADER?

It would be sold for around $310 – $350 with an optional conveyor costing an extra $89.

We’re going to need a minimum of 100 orders to go ahead with the tooling

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Return your forms to:

Email: info@southernrailmodels.com.au

Address: PO BOX 427, SALAMANDER BAY, NSW 2317

DO NOT email us about it without filling in and attaching the form to the email.