- the first release of LM5 in all-over red livery was released
February 2017 and was only available to
Network Shuttle members. This second version features the bus on route
94X with a destination of Lei Tung Estate - Central.
- LM5 was
one of a batch of ten - CMB's last non-air conditioned buses.
These ten vehicles entered service during December 1993. The bus
this plain red livery in 1997, as shown in Gakei's
All ten vehicles
were transferred to New
World First Bus in September 1998, however, as part of that Company's
of withdrawal of non air-con buses, the whole batch was withdrawn early
In July 2000,
the batch arrived back in the
UK, having been completely refurbished, repainted and converted to
door, for operation by First PMT. They were subsequently transferred to
First Manchester, operating mainly on route 17 from Manchester Arndale
Centre to Rochdale.