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cnbus 1007 - Sunwin SWB5115GP
Shanghai Ba-Shi Group 
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The model - this is another specially commissioned model for the Ba-Shi Group and was not issued as a general release. 

The bus - the Sunwin SWB5115GP-3 trolleybus is a joint venture between Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corporation, Shanghai Ba-Shi (Group) and Shanghai Trolleybuses Company. It was unveiled  in November 2003.

The text on the packaging reads:-

"Ba-shi Trolley Bus Company is the only company in Shanghai that has a history of over hundred years. The first route of Trolley car in Shanghai from Jingan Si  to Shanghai Club  (now at Bund near Guangdong  Rd) was put into service on March 5, 1908. This was marked as the starting of an historical era of civic transportation in Shanghai and even throughout China.

This product is a model of the most advanced Trolley Bus in China, which is in service in Shanghai. This Trolley Bus bears the hundred-year history of Shanghai public transportation."

 
 Manufacturer of model  Creative Master Northcord Ltd
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Sunwin SWB5115GP
 Prototype bodywork  Sunwin
 Prototype length  11.4 metre
 Fleet number  KGP-168
 Registration number  K-9184
 Destination - front  air conditioned 20 (in Chinese)
                   - side  Jiujiang Road, The Bund  =  Zhongshan Park (in Chinese)
 Commissioned by  Shanghai Ba-Shi Group
 Quantity (total)  3,000
 
      China 
       United Kingdom 
 Quantities (if known)
3,000
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 Date released
 July 2005
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