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92903 - Scania K230UB/Salvador Caetano
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - with the actual bus appearing in this 'vintage' livery in December 2011, it was only a matter of time before a model would be announced, and this came on 18th January 2012. Two versions were eventually released on 28th April, both featuring ASB13 on route 10 - this version has a destination of Tai Kok Tsui whilst 92904 is on route to Choi Wan.

The bus - It was reported at the beginning of March 2009 that Kowloon Motor Bus had placed an order for twenty 10.6 metre Scania K230UB with Salvador Caetano bodywork. These were delivered between April and June 2009. 

ASB13 was the second KMB bus to receive a 'vintage' livery (Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Trident ATS38 being the first) and was first noted sporting this livery on 16th December 2011. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model 
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Scania K230UB
 Prototype bodywork  Salvador Caetano
 Prototype length  10.6 metre
 Fleet number  ASB13
 Registration number  NV5551
 Route number  10
 Destination  Tai Kok Tsui
 Quantity  900
 Date released - Hong Kong  28th April 2012

 
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Grant Ng Kwok Kuen
   

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