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Photograph courtesy and copyright of 312 Model

P&T/312 Model are to release these three KMB Duple Metsec bodied 9.5 m Dennis Dominators. They are (left to right):-
DM33 (DC7541) route 18 with a destination of Circular Sham Shui Po Ferry - Oi Man
DM34 (DC6812) route 82K to Fo Tan KCR Station
DM27 (DC7287) route 17 to Kwun Tong (Yuet Wah Street).


   
   
The range of Tiny models in Hong Kong is ever increasing and the above show just a selection of public transport related items currently available. It is a shame that the 12.8m 'facelift' Enviro500s are not licensed and therefore carry no fleetnames. 
30th November 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Released in Hong Kong during my absence was this BACo bodied Fleetline - details of the initial release of this model were featured on this site on 13th September and this version carries a corrected registration number and interior seat colours (39904). A new page and further photographs have now been added.

   

I have been fortunate to acquire one of the recently released P&T Diecast China Motor Bus Daimler Fleetline DMS types and further photographs are currently being added to the relevant page (DC1001). 

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Further photographs have now been received for the two Cars Workshop Daimler 'E' types carrying anti-drug messages and these will be added to the relevant pages shortly. Top - AD7381 on route 101 to Kwun Tong (Yue Man Square) (38407)  Bottom - AD7382 on route 102 to Shau Kei Wan (38408). Both are limited to 500 pieces.


Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

This 'Red A' decorated Fleetline is set for release shortly.


Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop
   
A new page and further photographs have now been added for this mid-Autumn Festival liveried Enviro500NG from 80M Bus Model Shop (CR168001) released on 12th November.

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of kkk
 
The two AsianBus Argos liveried MCW/Scania Metropolitans mentioned back in August have now been released (2nd November). Pictured above is the grey liveried example featuring fleet no. 
36, (DF4833).  The product code for this model is CB15 and it is limited to 672 pieces. A new page and further photographs will be added as soon as time allows.

Meanwhile thanks to Kevin Ellis of Model Bus Zone for advising that AsianBus have announced three further releases, these being :-
   
CB12 - MCW Metrorider - China Motor Bus (CM1) Route 10 to North Point
CB13 - MCW Metrorider - China Motor Bus (CM2) Route 504 to Wah Fu
KB01 - MCW Metrorider - Kowloon Motor Bus (AMR1) Route 299
 
All are set for release in the UK and the RRP is 46.99.
 
Two further releases planned for December are:-
   
CB19 - Guy Arab - China Motor Bus (AC4726) 672 pieces
CB20 - Guy Arab - China Motor Bus (AC4717) 672 pieces


 
If I have missed any other news, please do e-mail me.
29th November 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
BusByBono

I have today received the following message from BusByBono:-

We proudly announce our new release of 3N1, with pre-order starting on the 19th of November (this Sat) at 13:00 HKT.

Dennis Dragon - Alexander R
Limited edition: 500 units
Product Code: 200102
Price: HK$590 (FREE shipping worldwide by registered airmail)
Route: 6B MEI FOO
Plate: CU5437
Fleet: 3N1
Scale: 1:76
Material: ABS
 
This is a limited edition of 500 units. Same as our previous launch, it is priced at HK$590 and made of ABS plastic injection and comes with a pair of QR code instead of paper printed certification. It will be delivered starting on the 17th of December in time for Christmas. We also offer FREE shipping from now to the end of Feb, 2017.



I am now on holiday for almost two weeks, so there will be no updates during this period. Please do e-mail me any news or photographs ready for my return.
   
15th November 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Now available in Hong Kong is this mid-Autumn Festival decorated Enviro500NG. from 80M Bus Model Shop (CR168001). On route 116 to Quarry Bay it is limited to 480 pieces.

Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Also released is this 1/43 scale Enviro500NG with overall advertising for Ma Pak Leung, a pharmaceutical company (801431). It is on route 101 to Kennedy Town and is limited to 300 pieces.


Photograph courtesy and copyright of Grant Ng Kwok Kuen
     
Kowloon Motor Bus held an open day today at their Kowloon Bay Depot and thanks to regular contributor Grant Ng Kwok Kuen for allowing me to share his excellent photographs.

   
12th November 2016

    
Photograph courtesy and copyright of P & T Model (Diecast)
   
The two P&T Model China Motor Bus DMS models were released in Hong Kong this afternoon and by all accounts XF123 on route 65 (DC1001 and pictured above) has proven the most popular and is already in short supply. I am grateful to regular contributor Keith Wood for his comments on the DMS together with several photographs, which have been added to each of the two pages for these two models (see also DC1002)
 11th November 2016

     
I am aware of several new releases for which I have little or no information and would therefore appreciate any assistance in adding details and/or photographs to the site. The models in question are as follows :-

AsianBus   Argos   MCW/Scania Metropolitan    Fleet no 44
AsianBus   Argos   MCW/Scania Metropolitan    Fleet no. 36
APEC        KMB    Albion Victor VT17AL (38812)
Fulltech    KMB    AEC Regent V A152 on route 6 (38903)
Fulltech    KMB    AEC Regent V A152 on route 4A (38904)

8th November 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of P & T Model (Diecast)

New photographs of the two P&T Diecast China Motor Bus DMS's have been received today and new pages for each have just been added.

Item No: DC1001  -  XF123 on route 65 to Stanley Village
Item No: DC1002  -  XF137 on route 721 to Taikoo Shing

7th November 2016

 
Photographs courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Cars Workshop are to release two KMB Daimler 'E's. Both carry the same overall livery with the slogan 'Your future is all you have don't damage it by taking drugs'. On the left is AD7381 on route 101 (38407) whilst AD7382 on the right is on route 102 to Shau Kei Wan (38408) Each is limited to 500 pieces.


I have received further details from P&T Diecast regarding the two China Motor Bus DMS's mentioned in the News for 4th November:-

Item No: DC1001  -  XF123 on route 65 to Stanley Village
Item No: DC1002  -  XF137 on route 721 to Taikoo Shing
 
Each will be limited to 600 pieces.
Further photographs will be published tomorrow.

   
A new page has just been added for the KC Southern liveried Kwoon Chung Motors Asia Auto bodied MAN A91 featured in yesterdays news (63109).
6th November 2016

    

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Benet Doeringer

Photograph courtesy and copyright of Benet Doeringer

On sale today at the Aberdeen Sports Ground is this KC.Southern liveried Asia Auto bodied MAN A91 from Model 1 (63109). It is limited to 888 pieces.

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Lee Kai-hing
 
New pages and photographs of the three New World First Bus 'facelift' Enviro500s have now been added. My thanks to Lee Kai-hing for providing photographs. The three models released are :-
63331 (20057) -  5705 (UF2613) on route 970X to Aberdeen
63332 (20058) -  5700 (UD8345) on route 720 to Grand Promenade
63333 (20059) -  5670 (TY278) on route 796C to Oscar By The Sea.
 
All are limited to 800 pieces.


   

Photograph courtesy and copyright of Grant Ng Kwok Kuen
     
As mentioned below, New World First Bus has received its first low-height 'facelift' ADL Enviro400s - my thanks to Grant Ng Kwok Kuen for allowing me to share his photograph.

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Dennis Leung

And thanks again to Dennis Leung for allowing me to share his photograph of a couple of Long Win liveried 'facelift' Enviro500s.
 
5th November 2016

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of P & T Model
   
P & T Model has announced it will release two versions of a China Motor Bus DMS, details of which are indicated above. These are diecast models - no release date or quantities are presently known.

     
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Network Shuttle
   
The three New World First Bus 'facelift' Enviro500s from Model 1 were released in Hong Kong today. 

 

Photograph courtesy and copyright of Dennis Leung
     
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Andrew Chan

As reported yesterday, several Cityflyer liveried 12.8 metre 'facelift' Enviro500s have been noted
and thanks to Dennis Leung and Andrew Chan for allowing me to share their excellent photographs. 
   
4th November 2016

 
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Jotus.com
 
New pages have just been added for the two Buses Model Co. Kowloon Motor Bus MCW Metrobuses released at the end of last month. As previously mentioned, as these are not licensed models, neither carry KMB logos:-

Top - 3M1 on route 70M to Wo Che (BMC3M170)
Bottom  - M1 on route 112 to So Uk (BMCM1112). 

   

Photograph courtesy and copyright of Hong Choi

Photograph courtesy and copyright of Keith Wood

Thanks to regular contributor Keith Wood, several new photographs from his recent visit to Hong Kong have been
 added to the
 pages. Thanks also to Hong Choi for allowing me to use his photographs of the new Kowloon Motor Bus
Gemilang bodied MAN A95, AMNF2 being pictured above, more of which have also been added to the
 pages.
 

Several images have appeared on social media sites showing what appears to be a revised livery for Long Win.
 

3rd November 2016

   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
80M Bus Model Shop

Set for release on Friday (4th) are these two Kowloon Motor Bus Duple bodied Dennis Darts. The first is AA28 (GD5813) on route 51 to Kam Tin (KLE16023) whilst the second features AA24 (GD3952) on route 216M to Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) (KLE16024). Each is limited to 950 pieces.



Photographs have appeared on a social media site of a new low-height 'facelift' Enviro400 in
New World First Bus livery.
 

2nd November 2016
   
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