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42814b - Dennis Dart/Plaxton Pointer
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The model -  There are two issues of this model, which is issued to celebrate the Company's 25th Anniversary. The Hong Kong version is in an attractive presentation pack (shown below), in the shape of the Dart, and comes with a booklet, which gives a brief history of the parent company (Kwoon Chung Motors Company) with a route guide in English and Chinese. In addition, six lapel badges of selected buses in the group are included. The UK version, as pictured, is packaged as a standard Corgi Original Omnibus model.

The bus - New Lantau Bus ordered 3 Dennis Dart SLFs for the airport bus route A35 and these entered service in March 1998.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Corgi
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Dart
 Prototype bodywork  Plaxton Pointer
 Prototype length  10 metre
 Fleet number  DN2 (not carried)
 Registration number  HR8273
 Route number  A35
 Destination  Mui Wo Ferry Pier
 Commissioned by  New Lantao Bus
 
Hong Kong
   UK 
 Quantity
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2,000
 Date released
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March 1999

 
Model No. 42814
Photograph courtesy of Alan Wong

 
The UK version comes in Corgi's standard 
Original Omnibus packaging

 
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