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63302 (CM093) - Alexander Dennis Enviro500NG
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The model - with the arrival of the first 'new generation' Enviro500 in Hong Kong in January 2013, it was only a matter of time before the first model appeared. Model 1 in fact announced they were to release two versions, featuring fleet nos. 8001 (63301) and 8002, and these were released on 2nd December 2013.  

The busIn November 2012, Alexander Dennis unveiled its 'new-generation', three-axle Enviro500 double deck, and announced advance orders for more than 530. The stylish, new-look vehicle is lighter, more fuel-efficient and can carry 90 seated passengers. It has been designed specifically for the Asia Pacific market and 532 will be delivered to Hong Kong operators such as KMB, Long Win Bus, Citybus and MTRC during 2013 and early 2014.

The Citybus order is for 156 buses, 107 of which will be 12 metre and 49 will be 11.3 metre. 66 of the 12 metre examples are for Cityflyer operations. 

8002 was registered on 26th March 2013 and Citybus officially launched these new buses in a ceremony at the companys' Chai Wan Depot that same day - just follow this link for details and photos.

    
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Alexander Dennis Enviro500NG
 Prototype bodywork  - 
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  8002
 Registration number  RY 5664
 Route number  A21
 Destination  Hung Hom MTR Station
 Quantity  1,200
 Date released - Hong Kong  2nd December 2013
 

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Donald MacRae
 

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