- in August 2018,
Model 1 announced plans to
release five further Citybus MAN NL262/R. This follows the
announcement in June 2018 of
five similar models which were released in January 2019.
feature 1546, 1501, 1561, 1565 and 1569 and they were all released
on 27th February 2019.
purchased sixty of these single-deckers in 1998 and they were allocated
fleet numbers 1501-1560. A further twenty were added in 2000
(1561-1580). The last 11 of the batch were sold in 2004/5 to
Lantao Bus, Discovery Bay Transport and one to an operator in New
Zealand. In 2006, 1560-1569 underwent modifications which
the removal of the centre exit doors and the fitting of luggage racks,
and emerged in Cityflyer colours, ready for the launch of the new
Cityflyer route A10 from Aberdeen to the airport.