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02031 - Dennis Condor/Duple Metsec
China Motor Bus
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The model - this new casting from Best Choose was released in Hong Kong in May 2002 and is their second release. It features China Motor Bus (CMB) Dennis Condor DL1. 

The bus - CMB trialled six three-axle buses, two MCW Metrobuses (ML 1 & 2), two Ailsa-Volvos (AL1 & 2) and two Dennis Condors (DL1 & 2). DL1 arrived in May 1982, carrying a unique livery which had been applied in the UK. A passenger capacity of 171 made it Hong Kong's highest capacity bus.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Best Choose
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Condor
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  DL1
 Registration number  CV4990
 Route number  112
 Destination  North Point
 Quantity  2,000
 Date released - Hong Kong 28th May 2002

 
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A pre-delivery official Duple-Metsec photograph
from the collection of David J Rowe

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This page last updated Tuesday, 28th May 2002
 
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