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63893 - Optare Solo SR
Public Light Bus
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The model - this second version of VF 7558 carries special decals denoting it was the first low-floor public light bus in Hong Kong. It was released on the 21st March 2020 along with a version of the second Optare Solo SR, VL 2848 (63892). The air-conditioning system is different from the first version (63891) due to unsatisfactory of the cooling efficiency

The bus - the actual bus entered service on 26th January 2018, operating on route 54M.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Optare Solo SR
 Prototype bodywork  - 
 Prototype length  7.9 metre
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  VF 7558
 Route number  54M
 Destination  Kennedy Town Stn.
 Quantity  688
 (only 400 for general release)
 Date released - Hong Kong  21st March 2020


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This page last updated Tuesday, 24th March 2020
 
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