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63072 - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
China Motor Bus
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The model - this is one of two versions of the China Motor Bus 'LM' class released on 23rd November 2017, the other featuring LM2.

The busLM10 was one of a batch of ten - CMB's last non-air conditioned buses. These ten vehicles entered service during December 1993. 

All ten vehicles were transferred to New World First Bus in September 1998, however, as part of that Company's policy of withdrawal of non air-con buses, the whole batch was withdrawn early in 2000. 

In July 2000, the batch arrived back in the UK, having been completely refurbished, repainted and converted to single door, for operation by First PMT. They were subsequently transferred to First Manchester, operating mainly on route 17 from Manchester Arndale Centre to Rochdale.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander RH
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  LM10
 Registration number  FW3858
 Route number  8
 Destination  Siu Sai Wan
 Quantity  500
 Date released - Hong Kong  23rd November 2017
 

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