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43217 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Stagecoach Hong Kong
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The model - this model appeared in the 'first quarter' catalogue for 1999, and was released in January that year.

The bus - Stagecoach commenced operations in Hong Kong in January 1994. This vehicle was one of six which entered service in 1995.  These 12 metre Olympians, capable of carrying 100 seated and 37 standing passengers, operated on routes 801R and 802R between Shatin in the New Territories and Wanchai, Admiralty and Central (Sheung Wan) on Hong Kong Island. Stagecoach's Hong  Kong operation was short-lived, ceasing in March 1996 when routes passed to Kwoon Chung Bus. This particular vehicle is now part of the Citybus fleet, and carries fleet no. 507.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander R type
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  8
 Registration number  GK 3194
 Route number  801R
 Destination  Shatin
 Quantity (total)  9,000
 
      Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
not known
not known
 Date released
?
Jan 1999
 

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