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CM-DGR002 - Dennis Condor/Duple Metsec
China Motor Bus
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Photograph courtesy of Jotus Model Depot
 
The model - this Dennis Condor was unexpectedly released in Hong Kong on 10th May 2001. It carries the original China Motor Bus (CMB)  livery applied to air-conditioned vehicles. There are two versions of this model, details of which are listed below, the main difference being the route number/destination.

The bus - DA26 entered service with CMB in July 1991 and was one of a class of 92 such vehicles delivered to CMB between July 1990 and September 1997. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  Collector's Model
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Condor DDA 1809
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  DA26
 Registration number  EV 9176
 Route number
970
543
 Destination
So Uk
Wah Kwai Estate
 Quantity (total)
 588
 
Hong Kong
UK
 Quantities (if known)
?
?
 Date released
10th May 2001
June 2001

 
Spot the differences
Standard version on the left - Variant on the right

1 - No grab rail 
2 - Different destinations
3- Window vent changed design
4 - Different style of headlights
5 - Window vents on side thicker
6 - No printing on rear window to highlight hinges/handle

Photograph courtesy of Peter Owens


 
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Photograph courtesy of Peter Owens

 
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Photograph courtesy of Dennis Law
 

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