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38005 - Daimler 'D' type/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this model was a surprise release on 24th September 2016.

The busKowloon 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  D334 (not carried)
 Registration number  AD7240
 Route number  61
 Destination  Yuen Long
 Quantity  800
 Date released - Hong Kong 24th September 2016

 
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