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99501 - Dennis Dragon/Duple Metsec
Citybus
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The model - EFE unveiled this model at Showbus 2000, as a new casting, which was later offered to EFE subscribers! This model was in fact the first release from Model Bus Evolution (see MB102) and the casting is from Drumwell. It features a Citybus 12-metre Dennis Dragon with Route 118 branding. Route 118 was the first cross harbour route operated by Citybus.

The bus - 808 is one of eighty 12-metre Dennis Dragons delivered to Citybus between 1995 and 1997. They carry Metal Section (Metsec) bodies, which were assembled in Portugal, and also feature Alexander style front ends. Fleet nos. 801-829 have a 3+2 seating layout, whilst 830-880 have 2+2. 808 entered service in January 1995. 

  
 Manufacturer of model  EFE
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Dragon
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  808
 Registration number  GG 5800
 Route number  118
 Destination  Siu Sai Wan
 Commissioned by  Citybus
 Quantity (total)  5,280
 
Hong Kong 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
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1,656
 Date released
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3rd Dec 2000 
   
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The Model Bus Evolution release (top) and EFE release (bottom).
   

 
 
This page last updated Sunday, 5th July 2020
 
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