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38911 - Daimler 'D' type/Metal Sections
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - This is one of two Daimler 'D' type models issued by Fulltech in April 2015, the other representing D333 (38912). These models were released at the same time as Cars Workshop released two similar models (38003 & 38004). This model represents the bus in 1980.

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  Fulltech
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Daimler CVG6LX - 34 'D' series
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  10.5 metre
 Fleet number  D331
 Registration number  AD7237
 Route number  7B
 Destination  Wang Tau Hom
 Quantity  350
 Date released - Hong Kong  April 2015

 
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Photograph courtesy of Dennis

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