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 CHS 0603 - Albion Viking EVK55CL/Union Auto Body Builders
Kowloon Motor Bus
Photograph copyright and courtesy of
Dennis Chan
 
The model - This model was issued in Hong Kong on 3rd December 2006. A total of 360 models were produced - half have a destination of Un Long and half with a destination of Tai Kok Tsui Ferry. 

The bus
Kowloon Motor Bus took delivery of thirty Albion Viking EVK55CL chassis in 1976 and they were bodied in Hong Kong by Union Auto Body Builders (UABB).  During their life several of the batch were totally rebuilt by KMB and others recieved other alterartions, most noticeble being the reduced height side windows. 
 
 Manufacturer of model  Concorde Hobby Shop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Albion Viking EVK55CL
 Prototype bodywork  Union Auto Body Builders
 Prototype length  9.6m
 Fleet number  L285
 Registration number  BK4975
 Route number  51
 Destination  Un Long or Tai Kok Tsui Ferry
 Quantity  360
 Date released  2nd December 2006

 
Photograph copyright and courtesy of
Dennis Chan

 
Photograph copyright and courtesy of
Network Shuttle

 
Photograph copyright and courtesy of
Network Shuttle

 
Photograph copyright and courtesy of
Jacky Ho

 
Photographs copyright and courtesy of
Jacky Ho
 

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