Irbus

Table listing releases in model number order

On 16th November 2004 AsianbuS issued a press release announcing a new rage of models to sit alongside their AsianbuS and Britbus ranges as follows:

AsianbuS is Proud to announce the launch of a further range of 1/76th scale (00 scale) model buses.

The new range is specific to IRELAND and EIRE and will be known as

Irbus.

The first model to be featured in this range will be Item number R 701 and features the Bus Atha Cliath ( Dublin Bus ) Alexander bodied RH class Leyland Olympian.

This model will be in the earlier two tone green livery and represents fleet number RH 156 ( 93 D 10156 ) on route 27 B =An Lar - City Centre - via Fairview.

The model features higher levels of detail than previous AsianbuS models with separate seats including handrails, roof detail, full stanchions, detailed drivers cab  and tampo printing in the interiors. The bus has a detailed under frame and rear engine with an opening engine cover and steerable front wheels.

It is expected that the model will be available by the end of November 2004.

 

MODELS BY VEHICLE TYPE

Other models        

 

OTHER MODELS
Model No Vehicle Fleet
No
Reg No Route
No
Quantity Date released
AE-04
PHOTO 1
C.I.E AR294 IV 5396 - 600 5/09
AE-05A
PHOTO 1
Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 285 ZD 7856 - 408 4/10
AE-05B
PHOTO 1
Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 287 ZD 7858 - 408 4/10
AS2-07
PHOTO 1
PHOTO 2
AEC Swift - Citybus (Belfast) 74 EGN 442J - 816 11/06
R701 Leyland Olympian Alexander R Type - Bus Atha Cliath RH 156 93-D-10156 27B 1008 12/04
R702 Leyland Olympian RH - Dublin Buses RH 89 91-D-1089 18 1008 4/05
R703 Volvo Olympian Alexander RV - Dublin RV 526 99-D-526 46A 1008 1/06
R704
PHOTO 1
Leyland Olympian R - Dublin Cityswift RV 512 99-0- 512 25A 600 12/06
R704X
PHOTO 1
Leyland Olympian R - Bus Eireann (On loan from Dublin Buses) RV 628 99-0-628 103 240 12/06
R705
PHOTO 1
Leyland Olympian RH - Dublin Bus (Driver Training) RH142 92-D-142 - 816 6/06
R706
PHOTO 1
PHOTO 2
Leyland Olympian RH - Dublin Bus - 97-D-326 44C 600 7/08
R707
PHOTO 1
Volvo Olympian - Dublin Bus RV640 99-D-640 120 504 4/11
Where a Hong Kong release date is shown UK release date is approx 6 weeks later
Dates please note the following:
Date in Red = the expected release date
Date in Green = the original advertised release date when the actual release date is not known
Date in Black = the actual confirmed release date

 

This page last updated Monday, 25 February 2013

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