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 M8199 - MCW Metrobus
Kowloon Motor Bus
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Network Shuttle
 
The model - Network Shuttle commissioned 312/P&T Model to produce this variation of their KMB Metrobus. Limited to just 88 pieces, the model was released on 11th February 2012 and features fleet number M81 on route 99. An interesting feature is the blank destination blind and the use of a destination board in the nearside front windsreen. 

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus ordered a total of eighty-eight 9.7 metre MCW Metrobuses between 1983 and 1988. The final eight, M81-M88, were delivered in November 1989, and were fitted with the more powerful Cummins L10 engine, producing 280bhp.

 
 Manufacturer of model  312/P&T Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  MCW Metrobus
 Prototype bodywork  MCW
 Prototype length  9.7 metre
 Fleet number  M81
 Registration number  EH 4891
 Route number  99
 Destination  Nai Chung
 Quantities  88
 Date released  11th February 2012


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Network Shuttle


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Network Shuttle

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Photographs of sister vehicle M88 on the route featured on the model and with a destination/route no. board in the front nearside windscreen
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Donald MacRae
 

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This page last updated Tuesday, 14th February 2012
 
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