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MAN 24.350 / Volgren CR221LD - Fleet no. 2500
 
This MAN/Volgren 2500 was first registered by Citybus on 19th December 1997. It was the only one delivered, presumably to be used for
evaluation purposes, and entered service carrying this unique livery. It was retired from service on 17th April 2015.
   
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unknown location
Chai Wan Hill - September 1998
     
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Tony Cutler
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Donald MacRae

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In 2001, Citybus chose this vehicle to carry it's 'Year of The Snake' livery.

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Photograph courtesy and copyright of Dennis Law
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The above photgraphs show 2500 in its 'Stagecoach' style corporate livery, applied to the vehicle in January 2003.
   
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Central - November 2010 Macao Ferry Terminal - April 2011
     
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Macao Ferry Terminal - April 2011
   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Donald MacRae
   
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November 2014 still carrying it's 'Stagecoach' style livery
   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Keith Wood

2500 was retired from service on 17th April 2015
   

Corgi released five models based on this casting, details of which are listed below.
Model
No.
Livery
Notes
Route
No.
Quantity
Date
Issued
OM45401
 Standard  Packaged with CD
182
2,000*
04/01
OM45402
 Standard
-
182
1,500*
10/01
OM45403
 Year of the Snake
-
681
1,800
1,000
05/01
08/01
OM45404
 'Stagecoach' style 
 corporate livery
-
70
800
500
08/04
09/04
OM45405
 Original
-
5B
500
500
08/04
10/04
 

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This page last updated Sunday, 19th April 2015
 
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