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KMB2019018 - Daimler 'C' type/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - the third release of this casting was announced on 17th July 2019 and was released just three days later. It features the additional yellow stripes at the front to denote it is one-person-operation.

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 4730 was first registered on 7th March 1962, was later allocated fleet no. D274.

 
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model
 Prototype chassis  Daimler CVG6 'C' type
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  9 metre
 Fleet number  D274
 Registration number  AD4730
 Route number  5C
 Destination  Tsz Wan Shan 
 Quantity  900
 Date released - Hong Kong  20th July 2019


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80M Bus Model Shop


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80M Bus Model Shop


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80M Bus Model Shop


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80M Bus Model Shop


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