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38811 - Albion Victor VT17AL/BACo
Kowloon Motor Bus
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Photograph courtesy and copyright of Bob Belcher
      
The model - news of this model came to light in February 2018, thanks to Bob Belcher. It is one of a number models of the Albion Victor VT17AL released by APEC in 2016. This model represents the vehicle in 1975, having lost it's rear doorway, to enable driver-only-operation, and the front gated entrance converted to folding power 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. L41 was first registered on 12th May 1961 and it was withdrawn on 29th May 1984.

 
 Manufacturer of model  APEC Co
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Albion Victor VT17AL
 Prototype bodywork  BACo
 Prototype length  9.1 metres
 Fleet number  L41
 Registration number  HK 4542
 Route number  93
 Destination  Sai Kung
 Quantity   200
 Date released - Hong Kong  November 2016

 
 

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