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38902 - Leyland Fleetline/MetSec
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this model was announced at the end of September 2003 and released in Hong Kong on 2nd October 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. D803 entered service in January 1976 and was withdrawn in September 1988.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Fleetline CRG6-33 
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10 metre
 Fleet number  D803
 Registration number  BJ8528
 Route number  89
 Destination  Kwun Tong (Yuet Wah Street)
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity  3,000
 Date released - Hong Kong  2nd October 2003

 
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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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