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DW10503 - Volvo B9TL/Wrights Eclipse Gemini
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - the first casting from Drumwell of the Wrights bodied Volvo B9TL was released in Hong Kong on 17th September 2005. Another superb casting. 

The bus -  The Volvo B9TL is one of the latest Volvo low-floor double-decker models. It has superseded the B10TL (Super Olympian) and is available only in 3-axle format.

KMB trialled this Wrights bodied example in 2004, and it officially entered service in February 2005. Twenty-five of these buses were ordered, the first batch entering service in October 2005. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Drumwell
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo B9TL
 Prototype bodywork  Wrights Eclipse Gemini
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  AVBW1
 Registration number  LU 3739
 Route number  102
 Destination  Aldrich Bay
 Quantity  2,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 17th September 2005

 
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80M Bus Model Shop

 
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80M Bus Model Shop
 

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