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No new 1/76th scale models were released during June 2021, the first time this has happened since February 2014.
   
The oldest of those models announced, but yet to be released, are the three HZM liveried MAN A95s from Model 1, which were announced 275 days ago!
30th June 2021

 
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Another Tiny 1/110 scale model featured in their 2021 catalogue is set for release shortly, this being a 12.8 metre Long Win Bus ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 in the form of 1549 (WA4616) on route A47X with a destination of Airport (Box 77 (e) / KMB2021060).
28th June 2021

   
Philip Chan

MTR Bus placed into service this weekend four 11.3 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500s which it first registered back in March. A new page has just been added to the Xtra section of the site - thanks to Philip Chan and Bobby Liu for providing photographs.

   
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Aston Manor Road Transport Museum -
Aldridge Transport Museum
   
I am very grateful to the Aston Manor Road Transport Museum - Aldridge Transport Museum for allowing me to share the above photographs of China Motor Bus Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Condor DL1.
27th June 2021

   
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Tiny has announced a second 1/110 scale pink Captain KMB liveried Duple Metsec Dennis Dragon, this time featuring 3N152 (DK3482) on route 6 to Tsim Sha Tsui Pier (Box 35e / KMB2021051).
24th June 2021

   
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Set for release shortly is this Tiny 1/110 scale China Motor Bus Metal Sections bodied Daimler Fleetline. It features LF70 (BJ7349) on route 25 with a destination of Central (Box 105b / ATC65071).
21st June 2021

 
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Tiny has announced a third version of its 1/76th scale Kowloon Motor Bus Hino 700 tow truck, (Box 167(c) / KMB2021058), this time featuring WW7568.

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Also available for pre-order is this Tiny 1/110 scale Kowloon Motor Bus Alexander Dennis Enviro500, which features ATE241 (ME9631) on route 28 to Star Ferry (Box 175 / KMB2021079).
18th June 2021

 
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Gakei.com

This superb shot shows Long Win Bus 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 UE6X1 (XH3226) heading for the Airport having crossed the Tsing Ma and Kap Shui Mun bridges. The Ting Kau Bridge is in the background on the left.
17th June 2021

 
Automobile Magazine Hong Kong

To mark the 500th edition of its magazine, Automobile Magazine Hong Kong has commissioned a special livery and advertising on Citybus 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 6321 (UA2892). The livery is the 'Stagecoach' style applied to several buses in the early 2000s. The cover of the first issue along with issue 100, issue 200, issue 300 and issue 400 of the magazine is posted on both sides of the bus. It is also confirmed that there will be a 1/76th scale on route 307 to Sheung Wan and 1/110th scale model on route 307 to Tai Po.
15th June 2021

 
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Details of the above resin model, believed to have been released back in November 2013, have now been added to the site, thanks to Nixon Lo. S3N341 (FZ6737) is on route 680 to Lee On and was produced by P&T Model. It was limited to 320 pieces (B0041B).

 
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A line up of Long Win Bus 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500s and MCV bodied Volvo B8Ls awaiting registration.

 

A full set of photographs of the recently released New World First Bus liveried Neoplan Centroliner 6008 on route 720 from NP Model has been received and these have now been added (XB001).
13th June 2021

 
 
Following yesterday's news of a possible 11.3 metre Kowloon Motor Bus ADL 'facelift' Enviro500, the above image is featured on the KMB Shop website.

   
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Another new Tiny model is this Kowloon Motor Bus Volvo Olympian with Dragon Boat Festival livery. It features AV405 (HR1918) on route 89X to Kwun Tong (Yuet Wah Street) (KMB2021011). No other details are currently known.

 
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Bobby Liu

Long Win Bus continues to place into service new 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500s with twelve being registered this month to-date. UE6X7 (XJ5295) is pictured on route E34B whilst UE6X11 (XJ7677) is on route E34A. 

 
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Eddy Sumantri Mohd Talhah
   
Malaysia has received its first full-electric double-decker bus which will undergo testing & commissioning before entering revenue services. There are only two of these buses being built, for now, the first arriving in April and the other is still being assembled.

These buses are owned by Nadi Putra, the bus operator which serves Putrajaya, the administrative capital of Malaysia. They are assembled by Gemilang Bodyworks and built on Scania chassis, however, no other information, either technical or commercial is known yet.

My thanks to Eddy Sumantri Mohd Talhah for providing the above information.
11th June 2021

   
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Bravo Transport, the holding company of Citybus and New World First Bus, has announced six new 1/76th scale models and six new 1/120th scale models, as detailed above. Please note the above 'flyer' is aimed at the company's staff and therefore the prices show staff prices alongside the recommended retail price. Details of these models will follow shortly. All are products of Model 1.
 
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Network Shuttle
   
63318/20102 - Fleet no. 5621 (TN8120) on route 8H with a destination of Tung Wah Eastern Hospital
63319/20103 - Fleet no. 5849 (TL7248) on route 722 with a destination of Yiu Tung Estate
   
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Network Shuttle
   
63356/20104 - Fleet no. 5790 (VX6288) on route 8P with a destination of Wan Chai North
63357/20105 - Fleet no. 5817 (VY8608) on route 111 with a destination of Ping Shek
    
All the above models are limited to 900 pieces each.

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Network Shuttle
   
63320/CM178 - Fleet no. 8004 (SB3800) on route A12 with a destination of Dragonair House
63321/CM179 - Fleet no. 8065 (SY6396) on route A10 with a destination of Airport
    
These two models are limited to 1,100 pieces each.

   
I believe that a model of an 11.3 metre Kowloon Motor Bus ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 is imminent - understood to be E6M61 (WV8002) on route 91 to Clear Water Bay.
   
10th June 2021

   
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I am reliably informed that the Tiny 1/76 scale Kowloon Motor Bus Depot has now been released (Bd5 / KMB2020084).

 
My thanks to Andrew Morgan for clarifying the fleet/registration number on the Tiny 1/110 scale 'The Samaritans' liveried Kowloon Motor Bus Mercedes-Benz O305 (KMB2020106). The registration number on the model reads DF9520, which is correct for ME19, the actual bus that carried this livery, however the model has an incorrect  fleet number of ME5.
9th June 2021

   
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As reported back in January, Tiny are to re-issue their 1/76 scale Kowloon Motor Bus Depot, albeit with a modified KMB logo (Bd5 / KMB2020084). Its release is expected shortly.

   
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The above 1/120 scale Kowloon Motor Bus MAN A95 has appeared on a Chinese online shopping site. It features AMNE1 (TP1095) on route 52X with a destination of Tuen Mun Central.
8th June 2021

   
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As detailed below, here is Tiny's second version of a New World First Bus liveried Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L 5230 (WN2615) with a destination of 'On Test' (Box L27 / ATC65192).  Being an unlicensed product, it carries no fleetnames or logos.

   
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A full set of photographs of the recently released New World First Bus liveried Neoplan Centroliner 6018 from NP Model has been received and these will be added shortly, in the meantime, here is a taster! (XB002).

 
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Today saw the two newly registered Sun Bus Wright Streedecks, XH3328 and XH7857 serving Ma Wan. Both were observed operating on route NR331 to and from Tsuen Wan Station and Ma Wan. The noticeable differences between these two and the first one, XD8994, is the lack of the roof-mounted solar panels.
5th June 2021

 
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The above is a sample of a 1/120 scale Citybus Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L from Model 1.  It features 8802 (WP5565) on route 22M with a destination of  Cruise Terminal.  It is a licensed product and carries a Citybus code of CQ049 and Model 1 code of S33303. It is expected to be released in around two weeks.

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Released today is this Tiny 1/110 scale China Light and Power liveried Alexander Dennis Enviro500NG featuring TW3941. Being an unlicensed product, it carries no fleetnames or logos and the destination is blank (Box L22 / ATC65030).

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Also released is a second version of a New World First Bus Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L, believed to be 5230 (WN2615) with a destination of 'On Test' (Box L27 / ATC65192).
3rd June 2021

 
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Now available to pre-order are these two Tiny 1/110 scale models.  

Top - Kowloon Motor Bus 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 3ATENU50 (UD1353) on route 914 with a destination of Cheung Wan Shan (Hoi Lai Estate) (Box 63 / KMB2021054).
Bottom - New Lantao Bus Leyland Victory Mk 2 featuring LD8 (CT5641) on route 4 with a destination of Tong Fuk (Box 75 / ATC65064).
2nd June 2021
 
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