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 CB15 - MCW/Scania 'Metropolitan'
Argos Bus Services
Photograph courtesy of kkk
        
The model - this is one of two Argos liveried Metropolitans released by AsianBus in Hong Kong in November 2016, the other carrying a yellow livery (CB16).

The bus
- Argos acquired five second-hand MCW/Scania 'Metropolitans' the first of which arrived in March 1985, this being former London Transport MD138, which became fleet number 33. Two further ex London Transport 'Metropolitans' were acquired and these were allocated fleet nos. 36 (ex MD66) and 40 (ex MD83), entering service in July and September 1985 respectively. Two other 'Metropolitans' were also acquired in 1985, these being allocated fleet nos. 43 and 44, and were formerly part of the Tyne & Wear PTE fleet (JVK675P & LBB750P).
   
The above information has been extracted from the excellent 'Hong Kong Buses Volume Four - Argos Bus Services Co Ltd'
by Mike Davis and published by DTS Publishing
 
 Manufacturer of model  AsianBus
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype Chassis  MCW Scania
 Prototype Bodywork   -
 Prototype Length  9.7 metre
 Fleet No.  36
 Registration No.  DF4833
 Route No.  -
 Destination  -
 Quantity (total)  672
 
    HK 
UK
 Quantities (if known)
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 Date Released
 2nd Nov 2016
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