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43225 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
 
The model - KMB, as in the past, have issued a bus celebrating the Chinese New Year, which this year falls on February 5th. The year 2000 is the 'Year of the Dragon'.

The bus - AV513 is one of a batch of over 500 11-metre air-conditioned Volvo Olympians which entered service with KMB between 1994 and September 1998. This particular vehicle entered service on 22nd June 1998.

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 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander Royale
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  AV513 
 Registration number  HU 208
 Route number  2000
 Destination  Year of the Dragon
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity  5,000
 Date released - Hong Kong  January 2000

 
Photograph courtesy of 80M Bus Model Shop

 
 
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Photograph courtesy of Edward Hong
   

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This page last updated Saturday, 25th November 2000
 
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