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2016/07/25 Update

  1. Due to increased prices, a new July 2016 catalogue is available at £1.50 including postage or as a PDF file for free download.

2015/09/19 Update

  1. A new September 2015 catalogue is available at £1.50 including postage or as a PDF file for free download.
  2. The contact page shows our new address in Heysham.

2015/06/28 Update

  1. BEC-KITS has transferred the ranges of motorised tram trucks, bogies, motorising sets and whitemetal road vehicle kits to KW Trams.
  2. Transferred items will still be shown on the web site for information but not for purchase.
  3. The Continental whitemetal tram kits, Tower Trams plastic kits, decals and Sommerfeldt overhead parts will still be available from BEC-KITS.

2014/04/27 Update

  1. The SOM880 TT scale single-arm pantograph is now stocked.

2014/03/21 Update

  1. The BK31 Brussels P.C.C. 7000 series (Hamburg 3060) kit is now back in stock again.

2013/10/02 Update

  1. Sadly, we have to report the death of 'Tram Man' Ian Williams this summer. Production of his range of tramcar trucks has returned to BEC-KITS. The complete range of motorised ready-to-run HO/OO gauge tramcar trucks, bogies and diecast motorising sets are now available again for ordering.

2013/07/03 Update

  1. The BKHAU Hamburg Hochbahn A-wagen kit is now back in stock.
  2. The BK27 Den Haag Ombouwer kit is now back in stock again.

2012/07/12 Update

  1. Production is suspended again for 5 months from July 2012 because Brian Robinson will be teaching in Manila, The Philippines. Please place new orders from January 2013.
  2. The BK27 Den Haag Ombouwer kit is now back in stock.

2012/06/26 Update

  1. The BK22 Hamburg Z1 Triebwagen kit is now back in stock.
  2. The BK23 Hamburg Z2 Triebwagen kit is now back in stock.

2012/04/25 Update

  1. Brian Robinson returned in early April from teaching in Mali, due to the uncertainties caused by the military coup which started on March 21st. Please bear with us as we build up our stocks of kits and parts again.

2011/12/27 Update

  1. Production is suspended for 6 months from January 2012 because Brian Robinson will be teaching in Mali. Please place new orders from July 2012.

2011/11/24 Update

  1. The kit BK30 Den Haag P.C.C. tramcar kit is now back in stock.

2011/03/28 Update

  1. The kit BK33 Hamburg Schörling Railgrinder is now back in stock.

2010/12/16 Update

  1. New Hamburg Hochbahn A-Wagen Decal set TH20 is now available.

2010/08/24 Update

  1. New Manchester Decal sets TO07 and TO08 are now available.

2010/01/19 Update

  1. A new Hints and Tips section has been added, with the first tips on Glues and Solders to use with whitemetal kits.
  2. Kit BKHAU Hamburg Hochbahn A-wagen has a new decal sheet.

2009/09/23 Update

  1. Brian Robinson has returned after 3 years in the Philippines.
  2. A new September 2009 catalogue is available at £1.20 including postage.
  3. Prices have been increased on most of our products.
  4. Much of the web site has been updated.
  5. Kit 33 Hamburg Schörling has a new decal sheet.

2006/06/6 Update

  1. A new June 2006 catalogue is available at £1.30 including postage.
  2. Prices have been increased on metal kits, plastic kits, trucks, bogies and some other parts.
  3. The new Sommerfeldt SOM752 HO scale older-style continental tram pantograph is now available.
  4. Various links and information items have been updated.

2004/12/7 Update

  1. The OO/HO motorised trucks page contains some more recommendations on using the trucks with model trams from Hadfields/TramCity kits.

2004/05/4 Update

  1. The OO/HO motorised trucks page contains some more recommendations on using the trucks with model trams from other manufacturers.

2004/02/25 Update

  1. Prices have been increased on whitemetal kits, trucks, bogies and some other parts.
  2. A new catalogue is available at £1.00 plus postage.
  3. Various information items have been improved.

2003/11/15 Update

  1. Pantographs can be fitted to a variety of commercial models and some recommendations for particular models are shown on the HO pantograph selection and the OO pantograph selection pages.
  2. The Hamburg Hochbahn range of whitemetal Metro kits is now fully described and priced. These kits will be available direct from BEC-KITS when the decals have been redesigned. Advanced orders might speed this work!
  3. The OO/HO motorised trucks page contains some recommendations on using the trucks with model trams from other manufacturers.

2002/12/2 Update

  1. BEC-KITS have produced a specially adapted Motorising Set for Corgi "Cissie" tram which provides a simple method of motorising the tram.
  2. A new Sommerfeldt TT pantograph is stocked, which is also suitable for the Corgi "Cissie" tram.
  3. The Overseas Suppliers page has details of new suppliers in Germany and the U.S.A.

2002/02/18 Update

  1. BEC-KITS have produced a specially adapted Motorising set for the Corgi Feltham tram which provides a simple method of motorising the tram

2002/01/25 Update

  1. The 16 page, A4 size, illustrated January 2002 Catalogue and price list covering the whole range of BEC-KITS products is available by downloading this Adobe Acrobat version which is 1.9 Mb in size.
  2. Some prices have been increased, shown particularly on the Web pages:

2001/09/25 Update

  1. You can now make credit card payments for BEC-KITS products using the PayPal web payment system and details are on the How to buy page.

2001/09/01 Update

  1. The BEC-KITS web site now has its own domain name as http://www.bec-kits.co.uk/
  2. The 16 page, A4 size, illustrated catalogue and price list covering the whole range of BEC-KITS products is available by downloading this Adobe Acrobat version which is 1.9 Mb in size.

2001/06/29 Update

  1. The BEC-KITS web site has been redesigned with a simpler Destinations menu system.
  2. The links page provides connections to the main UK tram web sites.

2001/05/22 Update

  1. The BEC-KITS web site has been moved to the BTInternet service at the address http://www.btinternet.com/~beckits/.

2001/04/20 Update

  1. The Tower Models London Transport E/1 with enclosed driver's platform is now back in stock.

2001/02/10 Update

  1. The BEC-KITS email address has changed to BecKits@BTInternet.com
  2. The suppliers page has new details for Ferivan, TramAlan and Tower Models.

2000/02/29 Update

  1. The Hamburg Hochbahn range of whitemetal Metro kits is now fully described. These kits are only available direct from Meyers Modellbahnen shop in Winterhude, Hamburg, Germany.

1999/09/20 Update

  1. The Tower Trams range of British plastic tram kits is now fully described.

1999/09/13 Update

  1. The BEC-KITS Web site has been re-designed for easier navigation using frames with a button menu system. Please let us know if you have any problems using it with your browser software.


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