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44503 - Dennis Trident/Duple Metsec
Citybus 'CityFlyer'
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The model - a further release of Citybus 'CityFlyer' Duple Metsec, this time with details of the route, City - Airport, in white lettering on the top deck front side windows. This version is a Hong Kong release only, although a number have been available at a few Corgi Gold Star stockists. This vehicle was the subject of 1/150th scale model from 80M Bus Model Shop in the same livery (150703). 

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 2138 is one of over 150 Duple Metsec bodied Tridents purchased to cater for these extra services. It entered service on 16 June 1998.

 
 Manufacturer of model   Corgi
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Trident III
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec DM5000
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  2138
 Registration number  HT9127
 Route number  A21
 Destination  Hung Hom KCR
 Quantity (total)  Uncertificated
 
Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
3,000
1,000
 Date released
Mar 1999
June1999

 
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