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20001 - Dennis Trident/Alexander
New World First Bus
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The model - announced on this site in early February 2000, this model was released in Hong Kong on 29th February 2000. 

The bus - to boost the festive atmosphere of the Chinese New Year, New World First Bus specially decorated a "Dragon Bus of Prosperity" with New Year Greetings. The bus body highlighted the joyful and swift movement of a couple of children, who were extending their New Year blessings by playing a dragon dance. Fleet number 1087 is one of the 190 air-conditioned 12-metre Tridents, which entered service between 1st September 1998, when the Company commenced operations, and July 1999.

 
 Manufacturer of model  New World Frst Bus
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Trident III
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander ALX500 
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  1087
 Registration number  HY1631
 Route number  8
 Destination  Wan Chai Ferry Pier
 Quantity  3,888
 Date released - Hong Kong  29th February 2000

 
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