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The first release from Model Bus Evolution is in fact a Drumwell casting.
It features a Citybus 12-metre Dennis Dragon with Route 118 branding. Route
118 was the first cross harbour route operated by Citybus. EFE unveiled
the same model at Showbus 2000, as a new casting, which was offered to
EFE subscribers! The EFE version carries a product code of 99501.
- 808 is one of eighty 12-metre Dennis Dragons delivered to Citybus between
1995 and 1997. They carry Metal Section (Metsec) bodies, which were assembled
in Portugal, and also feature Alexander style front ends. Fleet nos. 801-829
have a 3+2 seating layout, whilst 830-880 have 2+2. 808 entered service
in January 1995.