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Three new 1/76 scale Kowloon Motor Bus models have been announced today, these being:-
 
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ADL 12.8 metre 'facelift' Enviro500 E6X132 (WW4016) in white Bruce Lee 80th anniversary livery on route 27 to Mong Kok - 500 pcs (KMB2020146)
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Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L V6B152 (WU4132) in standard red livery with route 98 branding on route 98 with a destination of Lohas Express - 700 pcs (KMB2020147).

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Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L V6B158 (WZ8885) in standard red livery on route 680X to Wu Kai Sha Station - 700 pcs (KMB2020148).

   
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Finally, for today, further details of the Tiny 1/43 scale Kowloon Motor Bus Leyland Victory Mk 2. This features G135 (CE4429) on route 32 to Shek Wai Kok (KMB2020074).  


   
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This Tiny 1/110 scale China Motor Bus Daimler Fleetline is now on sale. It features XF174 (DA1753) on route 61 to Repulse Bay (Box 173 / ATC64828).
   
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Further details of Tiny's 'Shop theft is a crime' liveried China Motor Bus Leyland Victory Mk 2 are now known - it features LV68 (CK5989) on route 4 to Wah Fu (Box 142/ATC65256).
 
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13th April 2021

 
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My thanks to regular contributor Grant Ng Kwok Kuen for sending me photographs of KMB's 88th anniversary liveried ADL Enviro500, which is confirmed as being ATENU997 (UB7843). Appropriately, it was noted earlier today operating on route 88. A new page, with further photographs, has been added to the
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10th April 2021

 

9th April 2021

   
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Jacky Ho
   
This 1/76 scale BYD eBus is available only to BYD staff - my thanks to Jacky Ho for sending me photographs, more of which have been added to the following page (BYD1). There is no indication as to the manufacturer of the model.

   
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Kowloon Motor Bus
   
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Kowloon Motor Bus has today unveiled its 88th anniversary livery. No doubt a model will follow in due course,  however, I doubt it will have an illuminated KMB logo!
8th April 2021

   

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Released 20 years ago today, and one of my favourite castings, is this China Motor Bus Guy Arab Mk V 'Long Dragon' from ABC Models. See more here.
6th April 2021

 
NP Model has released a further champagne liveried Neoplan Centroliner model, this featuring AP142 (KR4350) on route 2A to Lok Wah (NP1024). A new page will be added shortly.

   
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HKTransportNews

Citybus arranged for 'retro' liveried 11.3 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500s 9149 and 9150 to operate New Territories Cross Harbour Tunnel Routes over the Easter holiday period (2nd - 6th April). The above photographs were taken yesterday. Of course, these two buses are to be modeled by Model 1.

   
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The above table forms part of the Tiny index page and details, as far as I am aware, the company's 1/43 scale diecast releases. However, I believe that some of the public light buses included in this list may have actually been resin models. Any help in confirming whether this is the case, or not, would be welcome - please e-mail me or post a response on the site's Facebook page.
 4th April 2021

   
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Philip Chan
 
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HKTransportNews
   
Citybus Enviro500 8207 has been transferred to the non-franchise fleet and has also received a new registration, changing from RL2513 to AC4764. This new registration was originally carried by a China Motor Bus Guy Arab Mk V, later re-numbered S25, which was subsequently converted to a recovery truck. It was then transferred to New World First Bus Volvo 'Super' Olympian 5085, which became Citybus 254 when the bus was transferred to Citybus - phew!!
 
 

 
I am presently carrying out work on the 'Tiny' page, consequently, this page may be offline for short periods. 
3rd April 2021

   
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Once again it is Tiny models that dominate today's update.

First is news of a further 1/43 scale Kowloon Motor Bus Leyland Victory Mk2. This features G135 (CE4429) in a cream over red livery and is on route 32 to Shek Wai Kok (KMB2020074).
   
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I mentioned this model on 31st March and can now provide further details. Kowloon Motor Bus Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Dragon 3N111 (DJ8066) carries all-over advertising for 'Television Magazine' and is on route 1A with a destination of Star Ferry (KMB2020105).
   
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Tony Leung

Some new 1/110 scale buses are under development by Tiny. My thanks to Tony Leung for sending me the above photographs.

   
Network Shuttle

My thanks to Network Shuttle for providing photpographs of the specially commissioned Weisen U ADL Enviro500NG, issued back in 2017 (63314).

2nd April 2021

   
Photographs of the thee Kowloon Motor Bus models released yesterday have now been added, thanks to 80M Bus Model Shop, just click on any of the above images.. 

 
My thanks to HKTransportNews for enlightening me on the reasoning behind the route numbers chosen by Tiny for their four 1/110 scale Bruce Lee 80th anniversary models. The explanation is as follows (order corrected from 1st April):-

the first release, in a yellow livery, is on route 80 - the number of years since his birth
the second release, in a black livery, is on route 11 - the month of his birth
the third release, in a red livery, is on route 40 - the year of his birth
the latest release, in a white livery, is on route 27 - the day of his birth
1st April 2021
 

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