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KLE15026A - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - one of two versions of 3BL142 released in Hong Kong on 12th December 2015, the other being KLE15026.

The busKowloon Motor Bus introduced 163 three-axle 12-metre non air-conditioned Leyland Olympians into its fleet between 1982 and 1986 to meet increasing passenger demand at that time. With a capacity of 150 passengers these buses were designed with three doors to ease boarding and alighting. These buses were mainly allocated to routes with high demand such as routes 5, 6, 26, 98D, 102 and 104.

 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  3BL142
 Registration number  DJ1848
 Route number  690
 Destination  Hong Sing Garden
 Quantity  750
 Date released - Hong Kong 12th December 2015

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