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30th September 2016

 
New pages have just been added for the two KMB Duple Dominant bodied Albion EVK55CL coaches from Roadshow Creations, which are set for release in Hong Kong tomorrow (27th).  BH3732 is on route 200 to Airport (KLE16018) whilst BH3719 is on route 246 to Lai Yiu (KLE16019).

   
Photograph  courtesy and copyright of Hong Choi
 
New World First Bus has taken delivery of its first 12 metre Wrights Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs, allocating them fleet numbers in the 520x series. 5203 is seen here on 24th September operating route 116 between Tsz Wan Shan and Quarry Bay.
26th September 2016

 
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80M Bus Model Shop

Set for release tomorrow (24th) is this 'Enjoy Your Countryparks' liveried KMB Daimler 'D' type. AD7240 is on route 61 to Yuen Long  and is limited to 800 pieces (38005).

23rd September 2016

 
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Shop2gather.com

Set for release shortly are these two KMB Duple Dominant bodied Albion EVK55CL coaches from Roadshow Creations. BH3732 (top) is on route 200 to Airport (KLE16018) whilst BH3719 is on route 246 to Lai Yiu (KLE16019).

   
Not previously reported was the release, on 8th September, of a plain white Duple Metsec 10.6 metre Dennis Trident (92006).

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Bobby Liu

Transmac in Macau recently introduced a batch of Higer KLQ6115GQ A/T featured with 3-doorway (the rear doorway is step-entranced).

A total of 40 examples have been introduced and they are serving route 5 (previously served by Dennis Dart SLF) and new route 51A.
20th September 2016

 
Photograph of modified model
Courtesy and copyright of Ho Chi Kit
 
Cars Workshop has released the above BACo bodied Fleetline, although it is understood that stocks have been recalled as the interior colour is wrong - the model also carries an incorrect registration number BT4313 (should read BT4341). The above model has had a fleet number added (D996) along with the correct registration.  The quantity is limited to 600 pieces (39904). Photograph of the actual bus can be found on China Motor Bus Memorial Page  - click here.


Cars Workshop has also issued a plain white 10.6 metre Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Trident (92006).
13th September 2016

   
 
Citybus has announced four new model releases, all based on the 12.8 metre 'facelift' ADL Enviro500:-
   
CM114 - fleet no. 6521 on route E11A with a destination of 'via Tung Chung N'
CM115 - fleet no. 6526 on route S1 with a destination of 'Terminal Building'
CM116 - fleet no. 6355 on route 962X with a destination of 'Lung Mun Oasis'
CM117 - fleet no. 6303 on route 962B with a destination of 'via Hong Kong Gold Coast'
   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan
 
Citybus 6303 is the subject of one of the new models and the above photographs show a couple of the route numbers and destination also to be featured.
12th September 2016

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Michael Ching

Today marks the end of the Volvo Olympian in the KMB fleet, with AV529, AV530 and AV531 all retiring today. AV531, the last of the class, is seen here at Tai Po a few weeks ago. My special thanks to Michael Ching for allowing me to share his excellent photo.

   
The eight Citybus Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Tridents, from Model 1, are set for release shortly, these being :-

   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of
Network Shuttle

2212 on route E11 to Causeway Bay (early version with single handrail) (63406)
2226 on route E22 to Chek Lap Kok (late version) (63407)

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Network Shuttle

2233 on route E23 to Airport (early version) (63408)
2236 on route E21 to Tai Kok Tsui (late version) (63409)

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Network Shuttle

2136 on route A11 to North Point (early version with single handrail in front) (63410)
2142 on route A22 to Airport (late version with double handrails in front) (63411)

Photographs courtesy and copyright of
Network Shuttle

2201 on route 118 to Sham Shui Po (63412) 
2201 on route 10 with a destination of "Display: $3.4 only" (63413)
6th September 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

A catch-up after a weekend away!
 
A further Daikin liveried Volvo Super Olympian was released on 31st August, this representing a Kowloon Motor Bus example on route 116 to Tsz Wan Shan Central and again limited to 450 pieces (84006).

Friday saw the release of the two Long Win Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Tridents (KLE15036 and KLE15036A) whilst Saturday saw Best Choose release two versions of New World First Bus Dennis Condor DL43 carrying a 'Be A Voter' government slogan. One is on route 110 to Shau Ki Wan (180126) and the other on route 82 to North Point (180127) - each is limited to 325 pieces.
 
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Network Shuttle

5th September 2016
   
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