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180116 - Guy Arab Mk V/Alexander
China Motor Bus
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The model - A second version of LX300 was released on 28th March 2016, almost eighteen months after the release of the same model on route 106 (180401). 

The busChina Motor Bus was the largest operator of the Guy Arab chassis, and when their original bodies (single and double-deck) came to the end of their lives, the company decided to rebody 150 of them with kits from Walter Alexander. These were rebuilt between 1979 and 1985 and the new bodies had the appearance of a full-front buses, simialr to that of the Leyland Victory Mk 2. They received the fleet numbers LX201-350.

 

 Manufacturer of model  Best Choose
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Guy Arab Mk V
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  9.6 metre
 Fleet number  LX300
 Registration number  CK1486
 Route number  14
 Destination  Stanley Fort
 Quantity  300
 Date released - Hong Kong  28th March 2016


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LX300 at Tai Tam Dam 1st October 1995 having had a 'coming together' with a car travelling in the opposite direction.
   

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