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CHS0503 - Albion Viking/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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Photograph courtesy and copyright of
Dennis Chan
 
The model - this model was announced on this site on 28th December 2005 and is expected to be released in Hong Kong in mid January 2006. The KMB crests are not printed on the model, but come on a small decal sheet, which contains three crests.

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus took delivery of 50 Leyland 'Albion' Viking EVK41XL between October 1970 and August 1971. They were the first KMB single deck buses to be fitted with folding doors. In 1973/4 they were allocated fleet numbers L220-L269.

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

 
 Manufacturer of model  312 Model
 (labelled as Concorde Hobby Shop)
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Albion Viking EVK41XL
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10.2m
 Fleet number  L228
 Registration number  AR7709
 Route number  15A
 Destination  Tsz Wan Shan
 Quantities  300
 Date released  January 2006

 
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Dennis Chan
 

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