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63077 - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
New World First Bus*
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The modelthis is one of three Leyland Olympians announced by Model 1 on 21st January 2021, all of which carry road safety decals. These are unlicensed models and carry  no operators fleetnames or logos. These decals were applied to the Olympians when then had been transferred to the New World First Bus fleet. This one translates as 'Following too close causes accidents'

The bus LM6 was one of a batch of ten - CMB's last non-air conditioned buses. These ten vehicles entered service during December 1993. All ten vehicles were transferred to New World First Bus in September 1998, however, as part of that Company's policy of withdrawal of non air-con buses, the whole batch was withdrawn early in 2000.
In July 2000, the batch arrived back in the UK, having been completely refurbished, repainted and converted to single door, for operation by First PMT. They were subsequently transferred to First Manchester, operating mainly on route 17 from Manchester Arndale Centre to Rochdale.

*  - model not licensed by the bus operator
 
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander RH
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  LM6
 Registration number  FW1878
 Route number  81
 Destination  Causeway Bay
 Quantity  ?
 Date released - Hong Kong  due


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