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32401 - AEC Routemaster
Peak Tramways Company
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The model - Based on Corgi's standard open top Routemaster, this model, commissioned by the Hong Kong Transport Society, was issued in March 1996.

The bus - This authentic open-top Routemaster appears in the livery of Peak Tramways Company, a company managed and maintained by Citybus, whose buses operate a shuttle service between the Cental ferry terminal to the lower Peak Tramways station.

RM1703 was acquired in 1991, from Clydeside Scottish Omnibuses Ltd, and arrived in Hong Kong in that Company's colours of red and yellow. It became No 3 in the fleet, and received its third registration number of EZ 8357, formerley LDS 286A and originally 703 DYE. In the summer of 1992, it had it's roof removed, and in the summer of 1993, it was painted into the attractive livery of Peak Tramways.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:64
 Prototype chassis  AEC Routemaster
 Prototype bodywork  AEC Routemaster
 Prototype length  8.4 metre
 Fleet number  3
 Registration number  EZ8347
 Route number  -
 Destination  -
 Commissioned by  Hong Kong Transport Society
 Quantity (total)  5,000
 
      Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
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 Date released
Mar 1996
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