the fifth release of a Kowloon Motor Bus liveried Albion Victor VT23L
from AK Classic was released in mid January 2019 and features L168.
- KMB was the only
the Albion Victor VT23L and 100 examples were received during 1963/64.
The 41-seat bodywork was delivered as ckd kits from Metal Sections.
They featured two doorways, both of which were immediately behind each
nearside wheelarch, and the tubular sliding gates were operated by the
was first registered in June 1964. Folding doors replaced the sliding
gates later in life, and several vehicles had their rear entrance/exit
panelled over, to avoid possible fare-dodging with the introduction of
one man operation. It was withdrawn in April 1983.
photograph of the actual bus can be found in Mike Davis's
excellent book 'Hong Kong Buses - Volume Two - Kowloon Motor Bus'.