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KMB-M-2017076 - Seddon Mk 17/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - The first release of a Seddon Mk17 was issued by Cars Workshop back in October 2004. This latest version includes passengers as well as a rickshaw and was released on 6th May 2018.

The bus - KMB ordered 100 Seddon Mk17s which were delivered in 1957/58. With a front engine, the bus had two entrances/exits, one behind the front axle the second behind the rear wheels. Sliding gates were fitted to both. The vehicles were withdrawn between 1969-71. 

The above information is extracted from Mike Davis's excellent book
Hong Kong Buses - Volume 2 - Kowloon Motor Bus
 
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model Shop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Seddon Mk17
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  ? metre
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  HK 4374
 Route number  8
 Destination  Star Ferry
 Quantity  1,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 6th May 2018

 
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