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63141 - Mercedes-Benz 0405/Hispano Carrocera
Discovery Bay Transit
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The modelthis is one of two Discovery Bay Transit Hispano Carrocera bodied Mercedes-Benz 0405 announced by Model 1 on 25th May 2018, the other features DBAY73 in the later purple/white livery (see 63142). Both were released in Hong Kong on 12th July 2018.

The bus - HKR120 was first registered in January 1997. It was one of two Mercedes-Benz 0405 in the fleet to carry Spanish Hispano Carrocera bodywork, which were unusual in that they had no roof-mounted air-conditioning pod - the air-con units being incorporated within the bus body itesef. The HKR prefix for the fleet number is derived from the initials of owners of Discovery Bay, Hong Kong Resort Company.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Mercedes-Benz 0405
 Prototype bodywork  Hispano Carrocera
 Prototype length  11.6 metre
 Fleet number  HKR120
 Registration number  GZ6711
 Route number  4/9A
 Destination  Joyful Mansion/Chianti
 Quantity  600
 Date released - Hong Kong  12th July 2018

 
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HKR120 photographed in March 2006
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Donald MacRae

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