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?? - Bristol Lodekka/ECW
Fok Lei
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Photograph courtesy of Jacky Ho
 
The model - This model was released over the weekend of 25th-26th November 2017 as part of the celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of Transmac, being held at the Macau Science Centre. Two other models were on display but these have yet to be released (since released on 23rd December 2017), these being a Plaxton Beaver bodied Mercedes  (see B05) and a Higer KLQ6115GQ 3-door single-decker. This model is presently only available from the Macau Science Centre and retails for MOP465 (around UKŁ43 or HK$452 - as at 29/11/2017). This exhibition runs until 28th January 2018.  
 
The model has an embossed '65' cast in both sides, as shown in the photographs below - the manufacturer of this model is unknown. 

The bus - this bus started life as a closed top bus with the Southern Vectis Bus Company in 1954. In 1974 it was shipped to Macau, via Hong Kong.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Unknown
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Bristol Lodekka L6DG
 Prototype bodywork  Eastern Coach Works
 Prototype length  8.2 metres
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  M-87-61
 Route number  21
 Destination  Macau-Coloane
 Quantity   2,000
 Date released - Macau  25th November 2017

 
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Photograph courtesy of Donald MacRae


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M-87-61 is flanked by two plastic AsianBus Fok Lei Lodekkas
 

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