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KLE15042A - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this is one of two releases on 14th October 2016, the other featuring BL27 (KLE15042).

The busFollowing the successful trial of three 10.5 metre ECW bodied two-axle Leyland Olympians in 1981 (fleet nos. BL1-3), Kowlooon Motor Bus ordered a further 120 examples, but to a reduced length of 9.5 metres and with Alexander bodywork. The first twenty (fleet nos. BL4-23) were delivered in 1983 with a second batch of thirty (fleet nos. BL24-53) being delivered in 1984. A third batch of forty (fleet nos. BL54-93) arrived in February/March 1985 and a final batch of thirty (fleet nos. 94-123) arrived in August/September 1985. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Roadshow Creations 
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander RH
 Prototype length  9.5 metre
 Fleet number  BL42
 Registration number  DB9881
 Route number  29M
 Destination  Circular Shun Lee - San Po Kong
 Quantity  900
 Date released - Hong Kong 14th October 2016
 

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