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43226 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
 
The model - 2001 is the Year of the Snake, and KMB have, for the fourth consecutive year, chosen to decorate an Olympian with suitable decals. This model, from Corgi, now includes rear-view mirrors!

The bus - AV381 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 14th January 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  AV381 
 Registration number  HN 8357
 Route number  2001
 Destination  Year of the Snake
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity (total)  10,000
 
Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
10,000
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 Date released
6th Jan 2001
May 2001

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot

 
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Photograph courtesy of Edward Hong
 

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This page last updated Friday, 14th February 2003
 
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