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26901 (99004) - Dennis Dart SLF/Plaxton Pointer
New World First Bus
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The model - The model was produced for New World First Bus and the base of the model labels it as a product of NWFB. A quantity of 2,000 models were made available through the EFE Subscriber Service. 

Hong Kong releases are known as Model No 99004, and have minor differences compared to the UK version, namely:

different printing on ends and underside of box
white pillars, rather than silver, hold the model together
As mentioned above, this model was offered through the EFE Subscriber Service, however, owing to problems in production, the model was not despatched until late November 1999.

The bus - 2001 was the first of a batch of forty-two 10.8 metre Dennis Darts with Plaxton Pointer bodywork. All entered service in August and September 1998. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  New World First Bus
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Dart
 Prototype bodywork  Plaxton Pointer
 Prototype length  10.8 metre
 Fleet number  2001
 Registration number  HV3127
 Route number  M21
 Destination  Central AEL Station
 Commissioned by  New World First Bus
 Quantity (total)  8,888
 
Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
6,888
2,000
 Date released
31 Aug 1999
Nov  1999

 
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