|The model -
this model was announced on 15th November 2003, and released in
Hong Kong on 28th November 2003.
- China Motor Bus took delivery of 305 Long Fleetlines between 1975 and
1979. The first batch of 30 vehicles had MetSec bodywork, the second batch
of 75 had an improved MetSec bodywork, LF106 carried a unique MetSec bodywork
and the final batch (LF107-305) had Alexander bodywork. Several of the
first batch of 30 received new Alexander bodies between 1986 and 1988,
LF18 being one such recipient.
LF7 was one of the first batch of 30 Daimler
fleetlines with Metal Sections bodywork, which entered service between
January and May 1974. When new, these buses were fitted with a small destination
screen and single track route number blind. LF7 was withdrawn in December
1988 and later scrapped.
The above information
has been extracted from the excellent reference book 'Hong
Kong Buses - China Motor Bus',
by Mike Davis and
published by DTS Publishing.