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Facebook Groups & Pages
You will need a Facebook account to access these pages fully.
Many groups will require you to apply for an invitation to Join before you can view or make any submissions.
Know of an active Model Bus related Facebook page or group not shown below, drop me an email and I'll add it to the list.

My Facebook page for The Model Bus Zone, The Model Bus, Britbus/CMNL/EFE//OOC Zone sites.

A group for collectors & builders of 1:24th scale bus models. (Membership required)

A group for collectors 1:43rd & 1:42th scale bus models. (Membership required)

Long established model shop specializing in model buses & local distributor of Northcord Models in Hong Kong.

Online model retailer, modellers & collector of model buses.

Online model retailer with an extensive range of models including buses new & old.

James Dawkins custom made models of mainly Arriva & Stagecoach Group bus & coach models

Produces blinds for real buses.

Online retailer & commissioner of Irish related models including several bus items.

Longest running website dedicated to UK model buses of all scales.

Hong Kong based supplier of bus & transport models.

Buckie based model retailer stocks & wide range of models including an exclusive range of UK 1:87th scale coach models.

European 1/87 & 1/43 scale bus models.

Cheltenham Model Centre stocks a wide range of models including bus & coach models.

Facebook page that focuses on China Motor Bus & Kowloon Motor Bus Models.

Citibus model bus & coach resin kits.

US model retailer stocking both American & international bus models.

European bus & coach model news. (English).

Long established model shop & supplier of model buses in Hong Kong.

Corgi Diecast, news of the latest releases & development across all the ranges including the Original Omnibus Company.

UK based Online model retailer with an extensive range of new & second hand models including buses.

Online retailer stocking a large variety of models including buses.

Produces the Fleetmaster Bus Paint range, transfers & conversion parts for 1/76th scale bus models. (Membership required)

A personal blog focusing on mainly Hong Kong bus models.

Large online retailer based in Liverpool who stocks a varied range of diecast & railway models.

US based retailer & industrial diecast designer who produces & sales American model buses.

Sidcup based model shop & online retailer. Model railway & diecast models.

Online model retailer & manufacturer of resin & diecast UK & Hong Kong model buses.

A large range of waterslide transfers suitable for London Transport & its successors 1/76th scale models.

The Little Bus Company (LBC) are a long established resin model bus & coach kit manufacturer.

Online retailer specializing in bygone models including buses.

The London Bus Museum at Brooklands in Surrey.

A group for London Transport modellers & collectors. Only red or green buses with gold fleet names or London Country pre NBC livery are allowed. (Membership required)

The London Transport Museum in Covent Garden, London

Well known model shop & online retailer who stocks a large range of bus & coach models at competitive prices.

Scottish focused group for the Model Bus Federation.

Group focusing on large scale model of buses 1:12 scale & above. (Membership required)

A group to buy and sell bus & coach models. (Membership required)

Model Buses from around the world Presented in this unique collection of rare and special editions.

Model Bus Federation group open to both paid members & non-members. (Group membership required)

Long running group for all who are interested in building or collecting model buses & coaches.

This group is for all those who like to build or refurb kits & diecast model buses.

Model Bus Kit Traders is the only dedicated place on Facebook for those who wish to buy, sell or swap kit built and scratch built model buses and coaches.

Buy, sell or swap model buses through this group. (Membership requird)

Model Bus Scotland hold meetings in Glasgow.

Model Bus Scotland Facebook group. (Membership required)

The New York City model bus shop.

A collection of 4mm scale model buses with a London flavour.

Buy or sale your unwanted model buses on this group (Membership requird)

US model buses expertly reworked.

Code 3 bus models & conversions.

A varied collection of model buses & coaches.

Italian bus & coach models.

Hong Kong model shop specializing in bus & coach models.

Hong Kong Model Shop & manufacturer of Hong Kong Model Buses. Also Model 1 range.

Oxford Diecasts official Facebook page.

A group for collectors & modders of the road & rail models produced by Oxford Diecast. (Membership required)

This group was set up for people to post models they'd like Oxford Diecast to produce. Anything can be posted from bikes to buses & trailers (Membership required)

A group set up to help people buy, sale or swap their Oxford Diecast Models. (Membership required)

The latest news & full lists of the many Hong Kong related bus models released to date.

Paragon & former Lancer model bus & coach kits news page.

Manufacturer of model railways rolling stock & more recently the New Look Birmingham & GMVC Fishbowl model buses.

Hong Kong Model Shop that stocks various bus & coach models.

Model bus kit manufacturer with a strong Scottish vehicle focus.

Sheffield Model Shop & online retailer of diecast & model rail products.

Replica signs for real buses including NBC era reproductions.

Ryan's model bus collection and repaints.

Supplier of download & print building kits ideal for model railways & dioramas.

Official Modellers Group to share tips, advice and images of your Scalescenes modeling projects. (Membership required)

Model bus kit manufacturer and supplier of waterslide transfers with a heavy Scottish influence.

Long established resin model bus kit manufacturer.

Tiny's official Facebook page. Manufacturer of small scale road vehicle models including a growing range of Hong Kong buses.

Long established resin model bus kit manufacturer.

Professional model bus & truck repaints services & modern era model transfers..

Group for Yardley Wood Bus Club the well supplier of low cost bus models of various scales. (Membership required)

Model Bus Fleets On Facebook

Some modellers maintain their own fleets, painting models into unique liveries and maintaining a network of routes & services.
Know of, or have your own active Model Bus Fleet Facebook page not shown below, drop me an email and I'll add it to the list.

A varied Scottish fleet containing both new & old vehicles.

Darkstar Coaches fleet are used on private hires, excursions & tours.

A large model fleet operating from several depots in Scotland.

This fleet consists of both newer and older vehicles all smartly turned out in the operators green & yellow livery.

Model coach operator operating services from the West of Englnd & Wales into London.

Model coach operators provides commuter services into London and operates airport link services & a Heritage Routemaster route.

This model fleet operates routes in Surrey, Hampshire & Middlesex.

Harry's personal Stagecoach model collection.

Welsh operator provides local bus services & operate a large fleet of coaches on school bus services.

A continuation of this former South London & Surrey operator in model form.

The official MBF Facebook group for members who operate model bus & coach fleets. (MBF Membership required)

A group for operators of model bus & coach fleets. (Membership required)

A group for operators of model bus & coach fleets who want to buy, sell or swap vehicles. (Membership required)

A very varied fleet of coaches with a number of smaller bus & coach subsidy operators.

This model fleet is based on the former Aylesbury based Red Rover Buses operation.

A large model fleet based on the operations of Ribble Motor Services.

Model operator based in the Southwest of England, operates both coach & local bus.services.

Model operator with services operating in large area to the west of London.

This model company undertakes repaints & modifications for other model bus & coach operators.

Web Forum Discussion Groups

Most forums will require a free membership to make any submissions & in some cases read existing posts.

A1 Model Buses - discussion group specialising in North American model buses

Die-cast Buses Interactive

Die-cast Buses Interactive - a long-standing and busy die-cast forum

CMNL Collectors

CMNL Collectors - a discussion Group dedicated the CMNL models

Hong Kong Bus Forum

Hong Kong Bus Forum - a discussion group for Hong Kong enthusiasts, often with a model interest. (Chinese language)

Model Bus Builders

Model Bus Builders - a discussion Group for kit and scratch builders

Model Bus Federation - serving the model bus fraternity since 1968 (NB: discussion forum for MBF members only)

RMWeb - Although model railways are the main focus of this site, there is a active forum within the Road Vehicle Group NEW

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