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 B00422-182 - Leyland Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model one of two Leyland Olympians released in January 2014 (see also B00422-28A)

The busfollowing the successful trial of three 10.5 metre ECW bodied two-axle Leyland Olympians in 1981 (fleet nos. BL1-3), Kowloon 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  BL54
 Registration number  DE4044
 Route number  182
 Destination  Central Macau Ferry
 Quantity  160
 Date released  2014

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