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 B0032B - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
 Photograph courtesy and copyright of
312 Model
The model - this model follows on from the previous issue of AL1 in late October. This version carries the additional wording for Denso, makers of the air-conditioning unit used. 

The bus - AL1 was the prototype 11-metre Leyland Olympian and entered service on 12th May 1988. it was used extensively for trialling the air-conditioning equipment. It was unique, being the only vehicle in the class to feature opening windows, just in case the air-con failed!  It also featured a small destination screen compared to the others in the class. Photographs of the bus can be found on Gakei's excellent site.

 Manufacturer of model  P & T Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  AL1
 Registration number  DX 2437
 Route number  238
 Destination  Riviera Garden
 Quantity  300
 Date released  December 2009

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This page last updated Thursday, 3rd December 2009
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