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39201 - MAN 24.310/Volgren
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - first announced on this site on 22 May 2004 was an unconfirmed report that KMB were to release a model of one of their Volgren bodied buses. On 18th June 2004, "KMB Today" announced that Cars Workshop would be issuing a new model featuring one of the company's Volgren  bodied MANs, serving route 260X. The model was released in Hong Kong on 16th July 2004, being a totally new casting. It comes with a an additional waterslide sheet of destination blinds.

The bus - KMB operate 17 Volgren bodied MAN 24.310s, and these are classified in the AMN class. Numbered AMN31-47, they entered service between April and August 2002. AMN39 entered service on 22 July 2002.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  MAN 24.310
 Prototype bodywork  Volgren CR221LD
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  AMN39
 Registration number  KR6080
 Route number  260X
 Destination  Po Tin
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity   2,500
 Date released - Hong Kong 16th July 2004

 
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This page last updated Monday, 9th August 2004
 
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