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91706 - MCW Metrobus
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - this release for Kowloon Motor Bus uses Corgi's standard 1/64th scale MCW Metrobus , which does not truly represent the prototype. Issued in Hong Kong in November 1995, the model is limited to 5,000, with 1,400 issued in the UK market in March 1996. 

The bus - the first KMB commissioned model, issued in 1995, represents one of 88 such vehicles delivered between 1983-85. The actual vehicles were dual-door examples.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:64
 Prototype chassis  MCW Metrobus MkII
 Prototype bodywork  -
 Prototype length  9.7 metre
 Fleet number  M51
 Registration number  DF 956
 Route number  31M
 Destination  Shek Lei (Lei Pui St) 
 Commissioned by  Kowloon Motor Bus
 Quantity (total)  5,000
 
    Hong Kong 
United Kingdom
 Quantities (if known)
3,600
1,400
 Date released
November 1995
March 1996 

 Note: there are two versions, one with red interior and the other with brown interior


Photograph courtesy of Gareth Jones

 
Photographs courtesy of Gareth Jones

 

 
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Photograph courtesy of Gakei
 

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