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38003 - Daimler 'D' type/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - The 14th April 2015 saw the release of two Daimler 'D' type models, D336 this model and D331 (38004), over thirteen years after the release of the last. 

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus introduced 20 Daimler 'D' type buses into its fleet in 1967. They were 34 feet long and carried a maximum of 130 passengers. They mainly served bus routes in eastern Kowloon and Tuen Mun districts, such as 7B, 9 61 and 63. To cope with one man operation in the mid 70s, the exit door and staircase ere removed from the rear and rebuilt in the middle of the bus.

 

 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Daimler CVG6LX - 34 'D' series
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10.5 metre
 Fleet number  D336
 Registration number  AD7242
 Route number  7B
 Destination  Wang Tau Hom
 Quantity  1,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 14th April 2015

 
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