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 B00421-81M - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - news of this model and two others was announced on 19th January 2013. This and B00421-113 featuring BL16 were released on 2nd February 2013.

The busfollowing the successful trial of three 10.5 metre ECW bodied two-axle Leyland Olympians in 1981 (fleet nos. BL1-3), Kowlooon Motor Bus ordered a further 120 examples, but to a reduced length of 9.5 metres and with Alexander bodywork. The first twenty (fleet nos. BL4-23) were delivered in 1983 with a second batch of thirty (fleet nos. BL24-53) being delivered in 1984. A third batch of forty (fleet nos. BL54-93) arrived in February/March 1985 and a final batch of thirty (fleet nos. 94-123) arrived in August/September 1985.

 
 Manufacturer of model  312/P&T Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  9.5 metre
 Fleet number  BL20
 Registration number  DA365
 Route number  81M
 Destination  San Tin Wai
 Quantity  600
 Date released 2nd February 2013

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