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Details of the new Long Win Duple Metsec bodied Trident (fleet no. 301) have been released - there are to be two versions, with differring interiors .. A31 to Tsuen Wan Discovery Park (KLE15036) and E34A to Tin Shui Wai (KLE15036A) - each will be limited to 900 pieces.
26th August 2016

   
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The above two Daikin liveried models were released in Hong Kong today.  New World First Bus Alexander ALX500 bodied Volvo B10TL 5068 is on route 720 to Central (84005) whilst Citybus ADL Enviro400 7017 is on route 973 to Tsim Sha Tsui (84007) - each is limited to 450 pieces.
23rd August 2016

   
Released in Hong Kong yesterday were the two versions of Kowloon Motor Bus ADL Enviro500, ATE47 (LB8103) :-

KLE16003 - 268C Long Ping Railway Station
KLE16004 - 269B Tin Shui Wai Town Centre
   
Each is limited to 800 pieces.

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan

Pictured above is New World First Bus 'facelift' Enviro500 no. 5705 (UF2613), which is the subject of one three models to be released by Model 1. Noticeable is the positioning of the company logo.

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan

Meanwhile, Kowloon Motor Bus continue to register new 12.8 metre 'facelift' Enviro500s, pictured above is 3ATENU98, registered on 27th July - since then over 40 similar buses have entered service, making 3ATENU140 the newest to-date.
20th August 2016

   
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Pictured above are the two Best Choose Volvo Olympians mentioned in the News item dated 11th August.

Both feature HH1412, one on route E31 to Tung Chung Town Centre (180124) and the other on route E42 to Sha Tin (Pok Hong) (180125). Each is limited to 400 pieces.


17th August 2016

   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Alistair Liddle

My thanks to Alistair Liddle for allowing me to share his photographs of the recently released New World First Bus Olympians VA75 63011 (top) and VA76 63012 (bottom).

   
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Now released is this Cars Workshop Lai Yuen liveried part open-top Daimler (JA16001).

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Watt Yung

One of eight 12.8 metre 'facelift' Enviro500s registered on 10th/11th August by Long Win Bus - fleet no. 1536 (UG453).

   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Stephen Cho

Australian News - This MAN ND323F is Sydney's first non-twin steer low-floor double-decker contracted route bus, as Sydney has the lowest axle weight for tri-axle buses.
The bus was delivered to Transdev NSW in Sydney last week for trials.
13th August 2016

   
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As reported below (10th August) Roadshow Creations are to release two versions of an early ADL Enviro500, ATE47 (LB8103) :-

KLE16003 - 268C Long Ping Railway Station
KLE16004 - 269B Tin Shui Wai Town Centre
   
Each version is limited to 800 pieces.

   
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Meanwhile, the Cars Workshop Facebook page has details of this AEC Regent Mk V carrying a government road safety message. The bus represents KMB A152 (AD7143) and is on route 4A to Tai Hang Tung - it is limited to 600 pieces.
12th August 2016



The first models of a 'facelift' Enviro500 have been formally announced, all featuring New World First Bus example :-

20057 - 5705 (UF2613) to 970X Aberdeen 
20058 - 5700 (UD8345) to 720 Grand Promenade 
20059 - 5670 (TY278) to 796C Oscar by the Sea 

These are from Model 1 and each is limited to 800 pieces. My thanks to Doug Coster for providing the above details.

   
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The above photographs show early pre-production samples of Argos Bus Services MCW/Scania 'Metropolitans' nos. 44 (DK482) and 36 (DF4833). Each will be limited to 672 pieces. The models will come on a plinth with the standard plastic display case as used by most model producers. As mentioned, these are early pre-production samples and the final production models will feature several amendments.

   
Best Choose are to release two Volvo Olympian models in Long Win liveries - both feature HH1412 - one on route E31 and the othe on route E42.
11th August 2016

 
Roadshow Creations are to release two versions of an early ADL Enviro500, both believed to be featuring ATE47 (LB8103) :-

KLE16003 - 268C Long Ping Railway Station
KLE16004 - 269B Tin Shui Wai Town Centre

Both will retail for $398 - there is no indication yet of quantities or release dates.

10th August 2016

   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Alan Wong

My thanks to Alan Wong for allowing me to use his photographs of two of the forthcoming New World First Bus releases.

Top - Volvo Olympian VA67 (HF1792) on route 111 to Central (Macau Ferry) with driver recruitment decals and believed to be limited to 688 pieces (63013/20054) .

Bottom - Dennis Trident 1217 (KN8036) in Rickshaw Bus livery on Heritage Route H1 (63431/20056).

   
A number of photographs have been received today for some recently released models and below is just a selection - all will be added to the appropriate pages shortly.
   
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1st August 2016

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