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25709 - Daimler Fleetline CRL6/Park Royal
Citybus
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The model - Announced in February 2000, this model was released in Hong Kong in late March. The model was offered to subscribers of the EFE Newsletter in August 2000, with expected dispatch in September. This model differs from the DMS included in the special Citybus Set (19906). A 1:24 scale version of this vehicle was issued by 80M Bus Model Shop in April 2006, (12401).

The bus - D20 was one of the second batch of five former London Transport to enter service with Citybus. Unlike the first batch of five DMS's, it retained it's centre exit doors. It was new to London Transport in 1973 and joined the Citybus fleet in July 1981, being L20 (denoting a Leyland engine). It became D20 in September 1981, after receiving a standard Gardner engine. It was withdrawn in 1991. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Exclusive First Editions
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Daimler Fleetline
 Prototype bodywork  Park Royal
 Prototype length  9.4 metre
 Fleet number  D20          (Ex DM 1084)
 Registration number  CP 2781    (Ex GHV 84N)
 Route number  -
 Destination  -
 Commissioned by  Citybus
 Quantity (total)  4,300
 
    Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
2,800
1,500
 Date released
27th Mar 2000
late Sep 2000

 
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