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DW11302 - Volvo Olympian/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - news of a new Drumwell casting featuring a 12 metre Volvo Olympian was announced on 15th June 2013. Two models, this and DW11301, were subsequently issued on 28th June. 

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus introduced 348 12 metre air-conditioned Volvo Olympians (3AV class) into its fleet from 1994 to 1998 to enhance the quality of its bus services. The first batch of 50 Olympians had a 3+2 seating arrangement and a carrying capacity of 137 passengers. They operated on Kowloon urban and eastern New Territories routes 12A 13X, 80, 80X, 89 and 277X. This batch served the public for more than 17 years and were retired from service in August 2012.

 

 Manufacturer of model Drumwell
 Scale 1:76
 Prototype chassis Volvo Olympian
 Prototype bodywork Alexander
 Prototype length 12 metre
 Fleet number 3AV11
 Registration number GB 4860
 Route number 13X
 Destination Po Tat
 Quantity 1,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 28th June 2013


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