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43223 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - It was announced in September 1999, that this model was to be released in November, in limited numbers, in the UK through Corgi Gold Star stockists. This model was released in Hong Kong during August 1999.

The bus - AV496 is one of a batch of over 500 11-metre air-conditioned Volvo Olympians which entered service with KMB between 1994 and September 1998. This particular vehicle entered service on 8th June 1998.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander Royale
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number.  AV496 (not carried)
 Registration number  HT 8415
 Route number  238X
 Destination  Friends of KMB
 Quantity (total)  10,000
 
Hong Kong
UK
 Quantities (if known)
-
-
 Date released
Aug 1999
Nov 1999

 
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This page last updated Wednesday, 20th March 2002
 
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