- this model was announced exclusively to this site on 10th February 2006.
It is a special model, commissioned by Dave Rogers, owner of Citybus Olympians
Nos 102 and 105. It was released at the Cobham Bus Rally on 2nd April 2006,
and is only available in the UK from Dave's buses, which will be attending
various rallies during the year. Visit Dave's
website to find out more....
April 2006 - 'Having
had many enquiries from collectors in Hong Kong, I have made a limited
quantity available at Concorde Hobby Shop. Please contact them for details
- be quick, there are less than 100 available! - Dave Rogers'
- Citybus ordered 12 Alexander bodied 11-metre Leyland Olympian air-conditioned
coaches in 1988. These were delivered in 1989 and featured coach seats,
soft trim and curtains. These coaches were used on the cross-border service
to Shenzhen as well as residential commuter routes. Windows were of the
gasket type, with radiused corners. Further orders were placed, and these
later batches are easily identified by their bonded windows.
In 2003, several of these vehicles returned
to the UK where they entered service with Stagecoach on Megabus and Magic