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Dave Rogers
   
My thanks to Dave Rogers, owner of preserved Citybus Dennis Dart 1416, for allowing me to share his photographs taken at the Alexander Dennis Open Day held yesterday. As always, Dave has clearly spent alot of time and effort in ensuring 1416 is in pristine condition.
28th April 2024

     
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Registered just two days ago is 11.3 metre Citybus Alexander Dennis 'facelift' Enviro500 41118 (ZF2539), noted today operating route 90 to Ap Lei Chau.
27th April 2024

           
My thanks to 80M Bus Model Shop for confirming all four models are now on sale and also for providing details and photographs of all four.
   
Below is a sample photograph of each model and I hope to add new pages and further photographs later today (now added).
     
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80M Bus Model Shop
   
Kowloon Motor Bus 1/76 scale Wrights Explorer bodied Volvo B10TL AVW92 (LZ8705) is on route 79K to Sheung Shui. It is limited to 750 pieces (KMB2023014).

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80M Bus Model Shop
   
Kowloon Motor Bus 1/76 scale Wrights Explorer bodied Volvo B10TL AVW56 (LP2416) is on route 69X to Tin Shui. It is also limited to 750 pieces (KMB2023015).

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80M Bus Model Shop
       
Kowloon Motor Bus 1/43 scale 12.8 metre ADL 'facelift' Enviro500 featuring 3ATENU103 (UF4295) with a destination of Tseung Kwan O (Choi Ming) and is limited to 850 pieces (KMB2023026).
   
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Kowloon Motor Bus Metal Sections bodied Daimler 'A' HK4013, which is on route 2E to Kowloon City Ferry and is limited to 800 pieces (KMB2023027)

       
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Congratulations to Jacky at MSD Bus as he celebrates his 20th anniversary and to mark the occasion he has commissioned a special limited edition 11 metre Dennis Dragon model, as shown below.

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20th April 2024

   
Three of the four models mentioned below appear to have been released today and, with the assistance of members of the My Bus Model Facebook group, I have been able to glean the following information.
     

The 1/43 scale ADL 'facelift Enviro500 features 3ATENU103 (UF4295) with a destination of Tseung Kwan O (Choi Ming) and is limited to 850 pieces

The two 1/76 scale Wrights Explorer bodied Volvo B10TLs are each limited to 750 pieces and are 80M Bus Model products. AVW92 (LZ8705) is on route 79K to Sheung Shui (KMB2023014) and AVW56 (LP2416) is on route 69X to Tin Shui (KMB2023015) - my thanks to James Fung for providing the product codes.

The release of the 1/43 scale Daimler is still awaited.

If you are able to provide further details, please e-mail me.

   
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According to this week's Bus and Coach Week, Kowloon Motor Bus is applying the retro livery to its final batches of new diesel buses.
19th April 2024

     
Kowloon Motor Bus has today announced a number of new models and detailed below are the 1/76 and 1/43 scale examples. In addition there are a number of 1/120, 1/110, and 1/64 models.

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The two 1/76 scale models both feature a Wrights Explorer bodied Volvo B10TL. AVW92 (LZ8705) is on route 79K to Sheung Shui whilst the second features AVW56 (LP2416) and is on route 69X to Tin Shui.
     
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Kowloon Motor Bus
     
The two 1/43 scale models feature Metal Sections bodied Daimler 'A' HK4013, which is on route 2E to Kowloon City Ferry and an unidentified 12.8 metre Alexander Dennis 'facelift' Enviro500, which is on route 290A.

17th April 2024

     
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KH Chui
     
My thanks to Keith Wood and KH Chui for allowing me to share the above photographs, which feature two former Hong Kong buses. Both participated in yesterday's London Bus Museum Spring Gathering, which was held at Brooklands Museum. Dave Rogers took along his former Citybus Leyland Olympian 152, which, as is always the case with Dave's buses, looked immaculate. Ensignbus exhibited the former Kowloon Motor Bus Wrights StreetDeck, W6S1.
15th April 2024

   
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Preserved New World First Bus Volvo Super Olympian 5102 took part in the Thai Songkran event in Kowloon City yesterday.

     
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Disneyland all-over advertising has been applied to Citybus Enviro500s 8218 (RL5493) and 5550 (RK4924).
14th April 2024

     
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Kowloon Motor Bus has applied 'Green is Good' all over advertising to BYD double-decker BED23 (YX6462) as the company celebrates its 91st anniversary.
11th April 2024

     

These two photographs, featuring buses at Shek-O Bus Terminus, have just been added to the Shek-O Bus Terminus page in the XTRA section of the site. My thanks to Donald MacRae for allowing me to share the first photograph, which features China Motor Bus Metal Sections bodied Guy Arab LS38 and is believed to have been taken in 1983. The second photograph arrived today and features New World First Bus Leyland Victory Mk2 LV12. The original photographer is unknown and I am guessing it is dated either 1999 or 2000. 
1st April 2024

   
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Philip Chan
   
The liquidator is selling off the remaining stock from Concorde Hobby Shop over the next few days.

     
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Kowloon Motor Bus has recently deployed BYD double-deck electric buses on cross harbour tunnel routes and  BED18 (ZB962) was noted operating route 112 yesterday.

   
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Kowloon Motor Bus MCV Evolution bodied Volvo B7RLE AVC41 (RD7861) has joined the Sun Bus fleet and was spotted on route 331 this afternoon at Tsuen Wan MTR station.
1st April 2024
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