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A Singapore bus in Hong Kong

I’ve written before about retired Hong Kong buses in Australia, but here’s a different example – a retired Singapore double-deck bus was purchased by a private collector and shipped to Hong Kong. Photo: 縱橫巴士綫.BusLanes Bus SBS9844Z was first registered in […]

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Hong Kong bus models for every budget

What does a young kid on holiday in Hong Kong and loaded up with red envelopes do? In the case of my son – spend the cash on pull-back action models of Hong Kong public transport! Cheap and cheerful The […]

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Battery powered trolleybuses in Beijing

Trolleybuses normally require a web of overhead wires in order to supply power to the electric vehicles that run beneath them – but in the streets of Beijing’s Wangfujing shopping district, they aren’t necessary. The buses drop their trolleypoles. But […]

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Hong Kong double decker buses in Australia

How is this for an unusual sight – a Kowloon Motor Bus double decker driving along the shores of Sydney Harbour! The story of how this bus, along with two more from Hong Kong, ended up in Australia is thanks […]

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Trolleybus trials in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for streets full of air conditioned double decker buses, spewing diesel exhaust onto the crowded streets. But back in the 2000s bus operator Citybus tested something a lot cleaner – electrically powered trolleybuses. TVB news report, […]

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