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80890 (20040) - Dennis Condor/Duple Metsec
Citybus
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The model - news of this model was first announced on this site on 17th July 2013 and it was released on 15th August, along with an Alexander ALX500 bodied short Dennis Trident. This is the first DM model to carry standard New World First Bus livery. Sister vehicle DM17 is of course preserved in th UK - just follow the link.

The bus - The DM class of China Motor Bus (CMB) entered service in 1990 and 1991. It consisted of 28 vehicles, all without air-conditioning. The class became part of the NWFB fleet on 1st September 1998 when CMB lost it's franchise. In 2000 DM 9, DM12 and DM25 were sold to Citybus for use as driver training buses. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model Shop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Condor
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec 
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  DM18
 Registration number  ES1970
 Route number  4
 Destination  Wah Fu Estate
 Quantity  1,488
 Date released - Hong Kong  15th August 2013


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DM18 at Ap Lei Chau in October 2001
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Donald MacRae

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