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44501 - Dennis Trident/Duple Metsec
Citybus 'CityFlyer'
 
The model - this model was released in December 1998, being the first casting of the Duple/Metsec bodied Dennis Trident. This model was on general release in Hong Kong and carries no limited edition certificate, although a small quantity subsequently became available at some Corgi Gold Star stockists. The quantities detailed below have been kindly provided by Citybus.

The bus - when the new Hong Kong International Airport opened on 6th July 1998, Citybus introduced a network of routes using the CityFlyer brand name, to connect the new airport with Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Fleet No 2112 is one of over 150 Duple Metsec bodied Tridents purchased to cater for these extra services. It entered service on 1 May 1998.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Trident III
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec DM5000
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  2112
 Registration number  HS 6637
 Route number  A21
 Destination  Hung Hom
 Quantity (total)  Uncertificated
 
Hong Kong
UK
 Quantities (if known)
4,000
780
 Date released
Dec 1998 
Dec 1998

 
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Fleet No 2149
Courtesy and copyright of Keith Wood
 

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