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JB 2004 - Hino Sélega R FD
Airport Limousine
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com
 
The model - this model appeared in the 2004/5 Product Catalogue from Creative Master Northcord and was released in Hong Kong on 3rd December 2004. It appeared in the UK in January 2005.
 
Press Release
1st December 2004

Creative Master Northcord Limited has proudly released its fourth livery on the replica Hino Selega Coach model. JB2004 carries Tokyo Airport Limousine colours.

Tokyo Airport Transport Service, known as Airport Limousine, celebrates its 50th birthday in 2004. They operate airport shuttle buses between Heneda and Narita airports and Tokyo metropolitan area. Airport Limousine buses are well known to those visitors either from overseas or from other areas of Japan.

JB2004 features Airport Limousine fleet number 555 with excellent detailing, inside and out, including a toilet on board, an opening engine door and engine detail. The roof-mounted air-conditioner is first seen on this casting. The special decoration of the 50th Anniversary on the replica will also create additional value to the model collectors.

The JB2004 model is limited to 400 pieces for the UK and Hong Kong.They will be distributed by John Ayrey Die-Casts Limited (UK) and Concorde Hobby Shop (HK) respectively.

The bus - Airport Transport Service, known as Airport Limousine, celebrated it's 50th birthday in 2004. They operate airport shuttle buses between Haneda and Narita airports and Tokyo metropolitan area. This model, No 555, is equipped with large luggage compartments and a roof mounted air-conditioning unit.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Creative Master Northcord Ltd
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Hino Sélega R FD
 Prototype bodywork  -
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  555
 Registration number  ?
 Route number  -
 Destination  -
 Commissioned by  Busrama International
 Quantity (total)  2,700
 
Hong Kong 
United Kingdom
       Japan 
 Quantities (if known)
     400
2,300
 Date released
3rd December 2004
 18th January 2005
?

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus.com


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Photograph of a similar liveried Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Ace
taken in January 2020
Courtesy and copyright of Keith Wood
 

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