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PHM-22104 - Dennis Condor/Duple Metsec
China Motor Bus
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The model - this model carries the original 'air-con' livery applied by China Motor Bus. DA26 was one of the class to carry such a livery.

The model comes in the standard green 'Hong Kong Wonders' box and the limited edition certificate takes the form of a postcard, with an image of the Central Bus Terminus and Vehicular Ferry dated 1953 on one side and the certificate on the other. Included in the box are two spare tyres, two driving mirrors a scale person carrying cases and a bus stop.

The manufacturers adhesive label on the box dates its release as 1998.  

The bus - the China Motor Bus 'DA' class entered service between 1990 and 1997. It consists of 92 vehicles, with DA1-DA56 featuring small top sliding windows, similar to UK vehicles, the windows being rubber mounted. DA57-82 have no opening windows, these still being rubber mounted, whilst the final batch, DA83-DA92, have bonded glazing. DA26 entered service in July 1991.

 Manufacturer of model  Peak Horse
 Scale  1:87
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Condor
 Prototype bodywork  Duple Metsec
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  DA26
 Registration number  EV9176
 Route number  543
 Destination  Wah Kau Estate
 Quantity (total)  5,000
Hong Kong 
United Kingdom
 Quantities (if known)
 Date released
November 1998
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Andrew Shirley

This page last updated Sunday, 29th November 2020
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