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Base Toys
Maidstone & District Leyland Leopard Duple Dominant
B007 Maidstone & District Leyland Leopard Duple Dominant.
2163 (JKK163V) on route 900 to Gillingham Bus Station.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
Issued February 2012
Britbus
Maidstone & District Leyland Atlantean Park Royal
AN1-27 Maidstone & District Leyland Atlantean Park Royal.
5737 (KPJ264W) on route 101 to Maidstone.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
Issued April 2010
Maidstone & District Scania Metropolitan
N6103 Maidstone & District Scania Metropolitan.
5254 (KKO254P) on route 163 to Borstal.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
Issued February 2004
Corgi Original Omnibus Company
Maidstone & District last trolleybus.
40106 Maidstone & District last trolleybus.
34 (BDY809) with destination and adverts proclaiming "Trolleys Last Run".
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
APRIL 1999 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Bristol Tower wagon.
42301 Maidstone & District Bristol Tower wagon.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
JUNE 1996 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Daimler CW utility.
OM43907 Maidstone & District Daimler CW utility.
DH31 (GKN269) on route 7 to Tunbridge Wells.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
NOVEMBER 2001 RELEASE
Maidstone & District MCW Metrobus II.
OM45111 Maidstone & District MCW Metrobus II.
5204 (A204OKJ) on route 132 to Hempstead Valley via Parkwood.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
AUGUST 2002 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Bristol L6A ECW
97852 Maidstone & District Bristol L6A ECW.
SO43 (LKT991) on route 108 to Gravesend.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
Oxford Diecast
Maidstone & District Leyland Royal Tiger
76LRT004 Maidstone & District Leyland Royal Tiger.
CO278 (OKO22) on route E4 to London.
OCTOBER 2014 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Leyland Titan PD2.
76PD2001 Maidstone & District Leyland Titan PD2.
2015 RELEASE
EFE
M&D Grenadier
12301 Maidstone & District Harrington Grenadier.
The Harrington body has always been reliant upon attractive liveries to show-off its graceful lines, here the green and cream of M&D does just that. On a day trip to Walton On The Naze, this coach helps capture the mood of this Southern operators fleet.
NOVEMBER 1991 RELEASE
12113 Harrington Cavalier MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
12113 Harrington Cavalier Maidstone & District.
After many requests for a Cavalier in Maidstone & District livery, here it is. Fleet number C25 registered 25TKR is operating an Afternoon Tour.
AUGUST 2000 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Leyland Titan PD2 & TD1
99923 Maidstone & District Leyland Titan PD2 & TD1 Gift Set.
Subscriber Gift Set compromising 16120 Highbridge Leyland Titan PD2 on route 39 to Maidstone and 27208 Leyland Titan TD1 with open staircase on route to Gravesend.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
MARCH 2002 RELEASE rehashed in 2011 for the M&D Centenary rally as 99923A.
M&D Atlantean
16504 Maidstone & District Leyland Atlantean.
The revolutionary Leyland Atlantean become a common sight as M&D quickly became one of the biggest operators of the type. With typical stylised livery, fleet number DH491 is on route 151 to Hollington, carries adverts for bus travel on its front and Fremlins Beers on its sides.
MARCH 1994 RELEASE
M&D National
17205 Maidstone & District Leyland National.
The shade of green may be lighter but the unmistakable style remains on this modern M&D vehicle, showing how the fleet looked after NB control. SKR556R, fleet number 3556, is on route 59 to Maidstone and displays the new style of Maidstone & District logo on its roof sides.
OCTOBER 1997 RELEASE
17223 Leyland National MkI Long 1 Door MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT NBC
17223 Maidstone & District Leyland National MkI Long 1 Door NBC.
A popular request from collectors of our models, this Maidstone & District Leyland National in National Bus Company livery shows us a particular time in the Industry’s history. Registered PKP 553R, fleet number 3553 works route 266 to Ramslye.
JANUARY 2010 RELEASE
M&D PD2 Orion
20001 Maidstone & District Leyland PD2/12 Orion Body.
The famous Maidstone & District roundal features once again on the sides of this bus, its green and cream capped by a silver roof. RKP919, fleet number DH438, is on route 122 to Brighton, carrying adverts for Crown Wallpapers, Britannic Assurance and the Kent Messenger.
SEPTEMBER 1995 RELEASE
20416 Bristol VRTSL3 MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT
20416 Bristol VRTSL3 Maidstone & District.
In this latest rather retrospective Maidstone & District livery, BRC834T, fleet number 5828 is on route 341 to Sheerness. The attractive green and cream colour scheme is sure to stir memories of past M&D vehicles and indeed complements the existing models in the fleet.
DECEMBER 1998 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Dart
20620 Pointer / Dart Maidstone & District.
This attractive Kent based fleet continues to attract strong interest in model form and as such the fleet expands once again this month to include the Pointer / Dart. J467OKF fleet number 3467 is on route 297 to Tenterden and is decorated in a modern livery with intricate striping on its sides.
MAY 1998 RELEASE
E22709 Alexander Y Type MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT
E22709 Alexander Y Type Maidstone & District.
To increase capacity in the Tonbridge area second hand Y types were brought into the fleet and based at Edenbridge. The vehicles were decorated in a livery similar to that used on our M&D Leyland National model. This model which will be in great demand, features fleet number 3004 registered TJS86S and is on route 204 to Underriver.
AUGUST 1999 RELEASE
23708 Alexander Fleetline MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
23708 Alexander Fleetline Maidstone & District.
This ex Northern General Alexander Fleetline registered GCN803G in red is an unusual livery colour for Maidstone and District vehicles. Fleet number 5001 carries period adverts and works route 29 to Maidstone.
OCTOBER 2008 RELEASE
24203 Daimler Fleetline Alexander Maidstone & District 5004 (GCN806G) NBC
24203 Daimler Fleetline Alexander NBC Maidstone & District.
APRIL 2011 RELEASE
M&D BET Weymann
24306 BET Style Bus.Maidstone & District.
On an AEC Reliance chassis, 330NKT, fleet number S330 is on route 33 to Tunbridge Wells. This highly detailed model once again shows how M&D stamped their individuality on buses by stylising the liveries featured upon them.
MARCH 1998 RELEASE
24319 AEC Reliance B.E.T. MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
24319 AEC Reliance B.E.T. Maidstone & District.
The BET body looks at its best in the livery of Maidstone & District, and our model features fleet number S290, one of the few of its type painted into the predominately cream coach version of the livery. Registered 290GKK the vehicle is operating on route 6 to Wilkins Corner via Dean Street.
MARCH 2002 RELEASE
24805 Mercedes Hoppa MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT
24805 Mercedes Hoppa Maidstone & District.
Another vehicle to add to this very popular fleet,the Mercedes Minibus appears in the earlier green and cream livery. M206 SKE fleet number 1206 is on route 277 to Sherwood, and is sure to be in great demand.
DECEMBER 1998 RELEASE
26501 Bristol Utility Maidstone and District
26501 Bristol Utility Maidstone & District.
Building on the success of our Utility bus. For the first release of our Bristol version, we have chosen the popular Maidstone and District fleet, so be sure to place your order early. Vehicle DH112 registered HKE213 is on route 5 to Gillingham and carries adverts for Fremlins Ale and Vernons Pools.
MARCH 2002 RELEASE
26604 Plaxton Paramount 3500 GREENLINE INVICTA
26604 Plaxton Paramount 3500 GREEN LINE INVICTA.Maidstone & District.
The striking London Green Line coach services livery suits our Plaxton Paramount very well. The Invicta branding is the version used by Maidstone and District, and features fleet number 2847 registered H847AHS on route 980 to London.
JANUARY 2000 RELEASE
28901 GM Atlantean B MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT
28901 GM Atlantean Maidstone & District.
The first release of our GM Standard Atlantean captures Maidstone & District's livery nicely. Fleet number 5725, registered ONF679R on route 101 to Gillingham Bus Station and carries adverts for car security and Worthington bitter.
FEBRUARY 2003 RELEASE
29606 Leyland Olympian MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
29606 Leyland Olympian Maidstone & District.
The much requested livery of Maidstone & District sees a return on Exclusive First Editions award winning Leyland Olympian. Registration number A888PKR works route 5 to Hastings. This combination is sure to prove a winner with our collectors.
FEBRUARY 2005 RELEASE
29619 Leyland Olympian MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
29619 Leyland Olympian Maidstone & District.
Following many recent requests for vehicles in Maidstone & District livery our Leyland Olympian is seen making a revisit. Registration number A890 PKR, fleet number 5890 operates route 4 to Hastings and carries adverts for CIS Insurance.
MAY 2008 RELEASE
35201 BET 36 Foot 6 Bay Reliance MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT.
35201 BET 36 Foot 6 Bay Reliance Maidstone & District.
The first release of our brand new single headlamp 36 foot BET Bus depicts the six window bayed version in Maidstone & District livery. This beautifully restored vehicle registered BKT 821C, fleet number S6 is seen on route 91 to Tunbridge Wells.
SEPTEMBER 2009 RELEASE
35208 Maidstone & District 36' BET 6 bay.
35208 36' BET 6 bay Maidstone & District.
DECEMBER 2011 RELEASE
Maidstone & District DMS.
28009 Maidstone & District DMS.
FEBRUARY 2012 RELEASE
Maidstone & District AEC Reliance Marshall.
35306 Maidstone & District AEC Reliance Marshall.
JULY 2012 RELEASE
Maidstone & District Dennis Dart SLF.
35803 Maidstone & District Dennis Dart SLF Plaxton Pointer 2.
DECEMBER 2012 RELEASE