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38110 - AEC Regent Mk V/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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80M Bus Model Shop
     
The model - this model was a surprise release on 12th August 2016.

The busKowloon Motor Bus introduced 210 AEC Regent Mk V buses into its fleet between 1963 and 1966 to cater for increasing demand due to the rapid growth in population at that time. The bus was unprecedented at that time in terms of body length (34 feet) and passenger capacity (117 passengers). To cope with 'one-man-operation' scheme in the mid 1970s , the exit door and staircase of the AEC Regent V buses were removed from the rear and rebuilt in the midlle of the bus. These buses was deployed on urban and Shatin district route nos. 6, 6A, 6C, 13 and 80K until their retirement in 1987.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  AEC Regent MkV Type 2D2RA "C" series
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10.44 metre
 Fleet number  A152
 Registration number  AD7143
 Route number  4A
 Destination  Tai Hang Tung
 Quantity  600
 Date released - Hong Kong 12th August 2016

 

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