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180123 - Daimler Fleetline/MetSec
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - Best Choose released two further Fleetlines in July 2016, both featuring D666 and both carrying Marlboro cigarette advertising. This version is on route 105 to West Point whilst the other (180122) is on route 102 to Shau Ki Wan. 

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus received a total of 450 Daimler/Leyland Fleetlines between 1974 and 1979, all being 33 feet long. Bodywork was spread between MetSec, BACo and a few with KMB's own bodywork. D666 was the first of the Fleetlines and was registered on 26th June 1974, being withdrawn on 18th November 1988. A photograph of this bus, in this livery, appears in Mike Davis's excellent book 'Hong Kong Buses - Volume 2 - Kowloon Motor Bus'.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Best Choose
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Fleetline CRG6-33 
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10 metre
 Fleet number  D666
 Registration number  BG 5124
 Route number  105
 Destination  West Point
 Quantity  550
 Date released - Hong Kong  16th July 2016


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This page last updated Wednesday, 27th July 2016
 
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