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V104A - Leyland Victory Mk 2/Alexander
China Motor Bus
Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot
 
The model - Released in Hong Kong at the very end of 1999 is this China Motor Bus Victory, LV 59, carrying the slogan "Take the lead to keep Hong Kong clean".

The bus - still not totally happy with its rear-engined buses, China Motor Bus took delivery of 167 front-engined Leyland Victory Mk2s between 1979 and 1982. These featured Alexander 'CB' bodywork with seating in a 3+2 layout, with the exception of the final batch of 20, which were fitted with Metsec bodies. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Collector's Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Victory Mk 2
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  9.7 metre
 Fleet number  LV59
 Registration number  CJ 9245
 Route number  399
 Destination  Ap Lei Chau Estate
 Quantity (total)  2,000
 
Hong Kong
UK
 Quantities (if known)
?
?
 Date released
30th Dec 1999
24th Mar 2000

 
Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot

 
Photograph courtesy of Edward Hong
   

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