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92902 - Scania K230UB/Salvador Caetano
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - confirmation that a model was to be issued of a new 10.6 metre Scania single-decker was received on 14th April 2010. On 21st June the model featured in the 'Coming Soon' section of the Cars Workshop website. On 11th July 2010 it was confirmed that two versions would be issued on 15th July. Both feature ASB1 on route 2C, with this version having a destination of Yau Yat Tsuen and the other (92901) Tsim Sha Tsui.

The busIt was reported at the beginning of March 2009 that Kowloon Motor Bus had placed orders for ten 12 metre and twenty 10.6 metre Scania K230UB with Salvador Caetano bodywork. The 12 metre examples were allocated class type ASC whilst the 10.6 metre examples were allocated class type ASB. A further ten 12 metre examples were delivered in December 2009.

ASB1 entered service on 24th May 2009.
 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop 
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Scania K230UB
 Prototype bodywork  Salvador Caetano
 Prototype length  10.6 metre
 Fleet number  ASB1
 Registration number  NT8619
 Route number  2C
 Destination  Yau Yat Tsuen
 Quantity  1,250
 Date released - Hong Kong  15th July 2010

 
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