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38809 - Albion Victor VT17AL/BACo
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - following the release of four versions of this new casting back in February 2016, this model was issued in April 2016. It represents the actual bus in 1962, with two 'gated' doors.

The busin March 1960, Kowloon Motor Bus took delivery of an Albion Victor VT17AL demonstrator and a subsequent order for 100 further vehicles was placed. All carried British Aluminium Company bodies, produced in England and shipped to Hong Kong ckd (completely knocked down) for assembling by KMB. HK 4503 was first registered on 5th January 1961 and was re-bodied in 1976 - it was withdrawn on 26th October 1983. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  APEC Co
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Albion Victor VT17AL
 Prototype bodywork  BACo
 Prototype length  9.1 metres
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  HK 4503
 Route number  5B
 Destination  Tsim Sha Tsui - Kowloon City Ferry
 Quantity   250
 Date released - Hong Kong  April 2016


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This page last updated Sunday, 11th February 2018
 
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