|The model -
model was released in Hong Kong in June 2003.
- This model depicts 4998 in its post 1972 condition. It first entered
service in February 1950 and during 1964/65 its sliding gates were replaced
by doors. In 1972, to denote that the vehicle carried only one seated conductor,
three yellows bands were applied to the front. 4998, having now become
D38, was withdrawn from service in February 1980.
The above information has been extracted
from Mike Davis's
excellent book Hong
Kong Buses - Kowloon Motor Bus.