|The model -
This is one of a set on three Olympians issued as 'The Olympian Story'.
for the two other models.
- LA6 was among the second batch of Leyland Olympians. She impressed the
public with its eye-catching livery of red and yellow lines on different
shades of blue, together with Chinese and English lettering of "Air Conditioned
In this livery, LA6 served on Cross Harbour
routes 107, 111, 307 and 312 at the early stage. Later she was deployed
to operate on routes 504 and 537 of the Southern District.
It was a pity that this striking livery was
only an experimental one of the new air-conditioned buses of CMB, and was
greatly missed by the bus fans when LA6 was later repainted in the simple
but standardised version of blue lines on white.