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38901 - Daimler Fleetline/MetSec
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this model was released on 29th April 2003.

The bus - KMB 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.

D737 entered service in May 1975 and was withdrawn in April 1988.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Daimler Fleetline CRG6-33 
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10 metre
 Fleet number  D737
 Registration number  BH 6638
 Route number  1
 Destination  Star Ferry
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity  3,000
 Date released - Hong Kong  29th April 2003

 
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Photograph courtesy of 80M Bus Model Shop

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com

 
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Photograph of D1007 (BU3648), a Metsec Fleetline
during its time in preservation. (Unfortunately it was
scrapped in the late 1990s.) 
Courtesy of Koduck@14c
 

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