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Grant Ng Kwok Kuen
 
The two Kowloon Motor Bus training bus liveried MCW Metrobuses from Buses Model Co. were released on Saturday (27th). The top photograph shows CN870 (formerly 3M1) which carries a destination 'Route Training' (BT3M870). The bottom photograph shows CS1204 (formerly 3M3) displaying a destination of 'Bus Captain Training' (BT3M1204). Each is limited to 200 pieces. These are unlicensed models and carry no KMB logos, these have been added in the above photographs.


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Brian Cheng
 
My thanks to Anthony Lui, Philip Chan, Brian Cheng and Grant Ng Kwok Kuen for providing information and photographs of these models. New pages and further photographs will be added shortly.

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Keith Wood
 
Thanks also to Keith Wood for allowing me to use his photograph of CP5230 (formerly 3M2) taken at Tsuen Wan in 2007.



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Bobby Liu
 
Pictured above are photographs of two retired SBS Transit Scania K230UB single-deckers, SBS8049J and SBS8121H - but why am I posting these I hear you ask!
 
Well the answer lies in the following link on the Land Transport Guru website!!
 
29th August 2022

 
New pages and further photographs have now been added for the two recently released models of Kowloon Motor Bus Neoman Centroliner APM1 from NP Model. In the absence of any product codes I have assumed the following - that on route 5R to Kai Tak Cruise Terminal (NP1026) whilst that on route 261 to Sheung Shui (Tin Ping) (NP1027).
26th August 2022

   
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China Model Bus
 
BR Bus Model has released three versions of Kowloon Motor Bus Mercedes Benz ME30 with all over advertising for Dawning Views. One is on route 71K with a destination of Tai Wo - Tai Po Market Circular, the next is on route 74A to Kwun Tong Ferry and the third is on route 73 to Choi Yuen. It is believed that the total quantity for all three models is under 100 pieces. It is also believed that the decals have been applied over previously released models. New pages and further photographs will be added shortly.
25th August 2022

   
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China Model Bus
   
NP Model has released two versions of Kowloon Motor Bus Neoman Centroliner APM1 (LE4612). One is on route 5R with a destination of Kai Tak Cruise Terminal whilst the other is on route 261 with a destination of Sheung Shui (Tin Ping). Each is limited to 288 pieces. These are unlicensed models and therefore carry no KMB logos. No product codes are quoted. New pages for both will be added shortly.
23rd August 2022

   
I have now returned from a mini holiday and can report there has been little or no model news in my absence. I will tackle my Inbox later today and also plan to catch up on the Facebook messages received during my absence.

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A second
1/76 scale Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa 14 seat public light bus from Tiny has now been released. This features DC3795 (Box 33 / ATC65440) and interestingly the box carries Cars Workshop branding.
   
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19th August 2022

 
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80M Bus Model Shop

Now released is this 1/76 scale Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa 14 seat public light bus from Tiny, which was first announced back in December 2021. It features DC2168 (Box 38/ATC65439).

 
Buses Model Co.
   
Buses Model Co. are to release two Kowloon Motor Bus 12 metre MCW Metrobuses in driver training livery, these being CN870 and CS1204. It is believed each will be limited to 200 pieces. It is also understood that each order will be for two models, ONE training bus liveried Metrobus and the other being ONE previously released KMB liveried example, either 3M1 on route 36A, 3M2 on route 42C or 3M3 on route 6. Further details will be added when known.
11th August 2022

 
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Just a reminder that whilst I no longer provide news updates on Tiny's 1/110 scale buses, I do still maintain a list which is updated on a regular basis. I am grateful to Nicholas Lam for providing me with information and photographs, and pictured above are some recent releases, larger images being 'clickable'. The list can be found by visiting the 'diecast models' page, clicking on 'Tiny' and then clicking on the '1/110 Scale models list' button - otherwise click here
10th August 2022

   
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Announced this evening is that Bournemouth's Yellow Buses is to cease bus operations at the end of tomorrow (4th August). It is understood that a buyer has been found for the coach side of the business and also the engineering side.  A sad day indeed.
3rd August 2022

 

Another new page has just been added to the XTRA section of the site, this featuring the first Kowloon Motor Bus 12.8 metre Wrights Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B8L V6X111 (YC1544) - just click on the above image.      
2nd August 2022

   

Further to yesterday's News update, a new page has just been added to the XTRA section of the site for the new New Lantao Bus BYD electric buses - just click on the above image.                                                                 
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