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BLV61001 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - an unexpected model, announced in the December 2010 edition of 'KMB Today', was released on 23rd December. It is the first model from Buses Model since the release in December 2009 of Leyland Olympian No. S3BL422 (BLS30104)

The bus - The arrival in May/June 1995 of this final batch of 30 buses completed the order for 500 Leyland Olympians, however,  by the time they arrived, they were in fact Volvo Olympians. They are the last non air-conditioned buses to be delivered to KMB. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Buses Model Co.
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  S3V8
 Registration number  GK 3578
 Route number  87D
 Destination  Kam Ying Court
 Quantity  1,800
 Date released - Hong Kong  23rd December 2010

 
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The actual bus, pictured in November 2010
in Tsuen Wan
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Again, pictured in November 2010 in Tsuen Wan
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Donald MacRae
 

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