- this is one of two Argos liveried Metropolitans released by AsianBus
in Hong Kong in November 2016, the other carrying a grey livery (CB15).
acquired five second-hand MCW/Scania
'Metropolitans' the first of which arrived in March 1985, this being
former London Transport MD138, which became fleet no. 33. Two
further ex London Transport 'Metropolitans' were acquired and
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
(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