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 8131A - Ford Thames Trader
Kowloon Motor Bus
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Hong Kong Model Co
 
The model - details of this model were announced on this site on 27th March 2006.

The bus - KMB purchased ten Ford Thames Traders for use on routes in the New Territories, which required small and narrow vehicles. AD4821 was one of the final batch of four, registered in 1963. The first batch arrived in 1961. All ten were withdrawn on 28th February 1969. 

The above information has been extracted from Mike Davis' excellent reference book
Hong Kong Buses Volume Two - Kowloon Motor Bus.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Hong Kong Model Co.
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Ford Thames Trader
 Prototype bodywork  ?
 Prototype length  ?
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  AD 4821
 Route number  9
 Destination  Star Ferry - Ngauchiwan
 Quantity  Uncertificated
 Date released  27th March 2006

 
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Hong Kong Model Co
 

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