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KMB-M-2017040 - Albion Viking EVK55CL/Union Auto
Kowloon Motor Bus
Photograph courtesy of
80M Bus Model Shop
      
The model - this is one of a pair of releases in Hong Kong on 27th July 2017, the other featuring L303 (KMB-M-2017039).

The busKowloon Motor Bus took delivery of thirty Albion Viking EVK55CL chassis in 1976 and they were bodied in Hong Kong by Union Auto Body Builders (UABB). L297 was first registered on 16th September 1976. During their life several of the batch were totally rebuilt by KMB and others recieved other alterartions, most noticeble being the reduced height side windows. 

The above information has been extracted from Mike Davis' excellent reference book
Hong Kong Buses Volume Two - Kowloon Motor Bus

   
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model Shop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Albion Viking EVK55CL
 Prototype bodywork  Union Auto Body Builders
 Prototype length  9.6 metres
 Fleet number  L297
 Registration number  BL5039
 Route number  54
 Destination  Sheung Tsuen
 Quantity   600
 Date released - Hong Kong  27th July 2017
 

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