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DW11303 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - two months after the fist two releases of this new casting, a further pair of models was issued on 30th August 2013 (see also DW11304).   

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus introduced 348 12 metre air-conditioned Volvo Olympians (3AV class) into its fleet from 1994 to 1998 to enhance the quality of its bus services. The first batch of 50 Olympians had a 3+2 seating arrangement and a carrying capacity of 137 passengers. They operated on Kowloon urban and eastern New Territories routes 12A 13X, 80, 80X, 89 and 277X. This batch served the public for more than 17 years and were retired from service in August 2012.

 

 Manufacturer of model Drumwell
 Scale 1:76
 Prototype chassis Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork Alexander
 Prototype length 12 metre
 Fleet number 3AV50
 Registration number GC 8347
 Route number 277X
 Destination Luen Wo Hui
 Quantity 1,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 30th August 2013


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80M Bus Model Shop


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80M Bus Model Shop
  

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