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 92501 - Dennis Dragon/Duple Metsec
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - first reported on this site on 1st April 2011, the two versions of this new casting from Cars Workshop were released in Hong Kong on 7th May. 92501 features ADS56 on route 28 to Tsim Sha Tsui (Hankow Road), whilst 92502 features ADS49.

The busKowloon Motor Bus ordered 30 short wheelbase air-conditioned Dennis Dragons in 1993 and these were delivered between August and December that same year. These featured Duple Metsec's standard bodywork. Hong Kong legislation on vehicle axle weights made it necessary for these short buses to be fitted with a third axle. A further 115 examples (ADS31-ADS145) was delivered between February and July 1996. A further batch of 40 (ADS146-ADS185) was delivered between December 1996 and February 1997 and the final batch (ADS186 - ADS235) was delivered between January 1999 and July 1999.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Cars Workshop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Dragon
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec
 Prototype length  9.9 metre
 Fleet number  ADS56
 Registration number  GS8579
 Route number  28
 Destination  Tsim Sha Tsui (Hankow Road)
 Quantity  900
 Date released - Hong Kong 7th May 2011

 
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