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MBL02 - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The modelDetails of this new casting were announced exclusively on this site on 8th June 2013. The first two releases, expected later this month, feature BL27 (MBL01) and BL34. Separate KMB logos are supplied.

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.  BL34 was first registered on 3 May 1984.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Venus Collectibles 
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander RH
 Prototype length  9.5 metre
 Fleet number  BL34
 Registration number  DB 7198
 Route number  11C
 Destination  Chuk Yuen Estate
 Quantity  399
 Date released - Hong Kong 7th August 2013

 
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