- this is the second version of LM8 and this differs from the first
(see 63073) in having a larger style destination layout.on layout
(believed to be 60
pieces) whilst 63073A has a larger style destination laypout
- LM8 was
one of a batch of ten - CMB's last non-air conditioned buses.
These ten vehicles entered service during December 1993.
All ten vehicles
were transferred to New
World First Bus in September 1998, however, as part of that Company's
of withdrawal of non air-con buses, the whole batch was withdrawn early
In July 2000,
the batch arrived back in the
UK, having been completely refurbished, repainted and converted to
door, for operation by First PMT. They were subsequently transferred to
First Manchester, operating mainly on route 17 from Manchester Arndale
Centre to Rochdale.