|The model -
this new casting from Best Choose was released in Hong Kong on 22nd April
2009. This vehicles was also the subject of a 1/76 model from Drumwell
- Kowloon Motor Bus purchased 100 former London Transport Daimler Fleetlines
in 1981. Unlike China Motor Bus, KMB specified a requirement for Leyland
0.680 engines. 2D38, formerly DMS1595 (Reg. THM 595M) was new to London
Transport in 1974 and entered service with KMB in April 1981. Its service
life was short lived, being withdrawn in July 1985 when it became a driver
training bus. It was eventually scrapped in 1990.
The above information
has been extracted from the excellent reference book 'Hong
Kong Buses - Kowloon Motor Bus',
by Mike Davis and
published by DTS Publishing.