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120301 - Daimler Fleetline CRL6/Park Royal
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - almost nine years after the last release of a 1/24 scale KMB model, this example was released around 23rd April 2015.

The busKowloon Motor Bus purchased 100 former London Transport Daimler Fleetlines in 1981. Unlike China Motor Bus, KMB specified a requirement for Leyland 0.680 engines. 2D87, formerly DMS 783 (Reg. THM 783) was new to London Transport in 1974 and entered service with KMB in August 1981. It was retired from service in May 1988.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Best Choose
 Scale  1:24
 Prototype chassis  Daimler Fleetline CRL6
 Prototype bodywork  Park Royal
 Prototype length  9.3 metre
 Fleet number  2D87 (Ex DMS 783)
 Registration number  CP 4715 (Ex TGX 783M)
 Route number  7
 Destination  Kowloon Tong
 Quantity  180
 Date released - Hong Kong  23rd April 2015

 

   

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