[diecast models] - [information] - [links] - [news] - [plastic models] - [resin models] - [trams] - [xtra]
92202 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
Click on image for larger photograph
Photograph courtesy and copyright  of 
80M Bus Model Shop
 
The model - the second release of the Cars Workshop Olympian casting was announced on 14th November 2008. It portrays AV197 in standard white livery with LiteVision destination equipment. The model was released on 28th November.

A separate waterslide sheet is included, which gives the collector the following choices of route number and destination:-

263 - Tuen Mun Railway Station (LiteVision Display Version)
961 - Shan King (LiteVision Display Version)
681 - Ma On Shan Town Centre (Red plastic board version)
103 - Potfield Road (Red Plastic board version)
307 - Central Ferry Pier (Red Plastic board version)
74X - Tai Po Central (Black Plastic Board version) ** corrected 30th November 2008 **
48X - Wo Che (Black Plastic Board version)
12A - Whampoa Garden  (Black Plastic Board Version)

The bus - AV197 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 31st January 1997.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander R type
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  AV197
 Registration number  HA 6667
 Route number  66X
 Destination  Tai Hing
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity  1,800
 Date released - Hong Kong  28th November 2008

 
Click on image for larger photograph
Photograph courtesy and copyright  of 
80M Bus Model Shop

 
Click on image for larger photograph
Click on image for larger photograph
Photographs courtesy and copyright  of 
80M Bus Model Shop

 
Click on image for larger photograph
Click on image for larger photograph
Photographs courtesy and copyright  of 
80M Bus Model Shop

 
Click on image for larger photograph
Photograph courtesy and copyright of 
Elvisip.com

 
Click on image for larger photograph
Click on image for larger photograph
AV197 - 20 November 2008
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
Jotus.com
 

[diecast models] - [information] - [links] - [news] - [plastic models] - [resin models] - [trams] - [xtra]
 
 
This page last updated Friday, 28th November 2008
 
Oriental Model Buses