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KMB-M-2016003 - Daimler 'C' Type/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this model is one of two Daimler 'C' types set for release in Hong Kong on 14th January 2017. The other (KMB-M-2016006) features one with folding doors. 

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus bought 70 Daimler CVG6 with Metal Section bodywork in 1962, these being the first 30 feet long and 8 feet wide buses. When new they featured sliding gates at the front and rear. During 1964/5 the sliding gates were replaced with electrically operated folding doors. They were later allocated fleet numbers D261-330. 

AD 4751 was first registered on 5th July 1962, was later alloacted fleet no. D295 and was withdrawn in November 1984.

 
 Manufacturer of model  KMB
 Prototype chassis  Daimler CVG6 'C' type
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  9 metre
 Fleet number  not carried
 Registration number  AD 4751
 Route number  1
 Destination  Star Ferry - Kowloon City 
 Quantity  900
 Date released - Hong Kong  14th January 2017


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80M Bus Model Shop


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80M Bus Model Shop


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