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 B0032A - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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312 Model
 
The model - this model was released unexpectedly at the end of October and is limited to just 200 pieces. AL1 has been the subject of three diecast releases. 

The bus - AL1 was the prototype 11-metre Leyland Olympian and entered service on 12th May 1988. it was used extensively for trialling the air-conditioning equipment. It was unique, being the only vehicle in the class to feature opening windows, just in case the air-con failed!  It also featured a small destination screen compared to the others in the class.

 
 Manufacturer of model  P & T Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  AL1
 Registration number  DX 2437
 Route number  6
 Destination  Star Ferry
 Quantity  200
 Date released  31st October 2009

 
 Photograph courtesy and copyright of
312 Model

 
 Photographs courtesy and copyright of
312 Model
    

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