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BLS30103 - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - details of this model were announced just before Christmas 2008 and it was released in Hong Kong on 29th January 2009. Its release was prompted by the end of KMB route 70 and its packaging includes a photograph of the actual vehicle operating the last of the services on 6th December 2008.

The bus - S3BL410 is one of 470 eleven metre Olympians which entered service with KMB between 1986 and 1994. As mentioned above, this vehicle operated the final journey of route 70 on 6th December 2008. Further details of the end of route 70 can be found in the Xtra section of the site.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Buses Model Co.
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander RH
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  S3BL410
 Registration number  FA 9288
 Route number  70
 Destination  Sheung Shui
 Quantity  1,800
 Date released - Hong Kong  29th January 2009

 
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Dennis Law

 
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Donald MacRae
 

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This page last updated Wednesday, 4th February 2009
 
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