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Following the recent release of the Buses Model Co. KMB Olympian (BLS-30102), I have tonight received a selection of photographs from Jotus.com comparing this model and the original version which was issued back in 2002. These have just been added - just follow the link. 
31st July 2007
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Jacky Ho

The Buses Model Co. KMB Leyland Olympian was released yesterday in Hong Kong (BLS-30102). Featuring S3BL221 (DT 6115), it is limited to 999 pieces and is on route 88M to Hin Keng. Further details and photos will appear here shortly.

30th July 2007

An unconfirmed report has stated that KMB's first Duple-Metsec bodied 10.6m Dennis Trident model will feature an ATS-class Trident on route no. 108 to Braemar Hill. It is also rumoured that a second release will follow after, featuring another ATS serving on a Sha Tin based route. 
27th July 2007

 

The July edition of 'KMB Today' is now available online and page 33 confirms the forthcoming release of the Volvo B9TL/Enviro 500 with 2006  decals. It is limited to 1,800 pieces.
24th July 2007
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Due to be released in Hong Kong tomorrow is the above KMB Volvo B9TL with Wrights bodywork (DW10504). It features AVBW63 (MP7866) on route no 41A to Tsim Sha Tsui East. It retails for HK$288 and is limited to 1,800 pieces.


Some minor changes have been made to the dividing lines between each News item on this page. If you use Internet Explorer the changes should hardly be noticeable, if you use any other browser and find the appearance of thicker coloured dividing lines annoying, please let me know. 

18th July 2007
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As a result of problems experienced by my web hosting company, the site was unavailable yesterday afternoon/evening. The problem appears to have now been resolved. 

17th July 2007
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
Master Pebble

Long Win Bus Co. have just taken delivery of a batch of Volvo B9TLs with the latest Enviro 500 bodywork. The first, pictured above, has been registered MX4719 and allocated fleet number 701. My thanks to Dennis Law, Master Pebble and Harry Kwan for providing the above information and photos. The Xtra section of the site features further photos.

12th July 2007

Bus Fan World have now published Issue 55 of Bus Focus, which consists of 46 pages, 24 of which are in full colour. As well as the regular features detailing fleet additions/withdrawals and overall advertising liveries, this issue includes a special 10-page section on the MCW Metrobus. Other articles include former Dennis Condors now operating for The Big Bus Co. in Dubai, Former Citybus Olympian No 152, now in preservation in the UK and a selection of former Hong Kong buses now operating in the UK.

10th July 2007

A new page has tonight been added to the Xtra pages of the site, this featuring the new bus services operating to Shenzhen Bay Port
 2nd July 2007
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