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000802 - MCW 'Super' Metrobus
China Motor Bus
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The model - announced by ABC Models in late July 2000 was their second liveried example of the 12 metre MCW Metrobus, this time in standard CMB livery. There are two versions of ML22, each with different destinations and quantities. The other version is Model No. 000812.

The bus - ML22 entered service with CMB in June 1983. Upon the demise of CMB, it was transferred to the New World First Bus fleet, being withdrawn in 1999. It was subsequenty shipped, with several other MLs, to Australia, whereupon it entered service for Citysightseeing, having been converted to open top.

 
 Manufacturer of model  ABC Models
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  MCW 'Super' Metrobus
 Prototype bodywork   -
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  ML22
 Registration number  CZ 4476
 Route number  780
 Destination  Siu Sai Wan
 Quantity (total)  500
 
    Hong Kong 
United Kingdom
 Quantities (if known)
500 
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 Date released
18th August 2000
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ML22 has been converted to open top, straight staircase, and Cummins ISC 245 powered Metrobus.This picture shows it soon after it's arrival at Sydney's ex-Westbus Arncliffe depot.
Photograph courtesy of KMB 2E Bus Page
 

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