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63601A - Volvo B9TL/Wrights Eclipse Gemini 2
New World First Bus
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The modelthis model is a re-issue of 63601 but with several alterations. Firstly, and most noticeably, is the application of Model 1 10th anniversary decals. Secondly, the identity of the bus has been changed from fleet no 4523 to 4503 which is the bus that actually carried these decals.

Small quantities of the original version of 63601 were also re-issued with no change of fleet number, just the application of the decals - see 63601C.
 
The bus - New World First Bus took delivery of thirty 11.3 metre Wrights Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs between May 2015 and February 2016, allocating them the fleet numbers 4500-4529. 4523 was first registered 30th December 2015.
 
 Manufacturer of model  Model 1
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Volvo B9TL
 Prototype bodywork  Wrights Eclipse Gemini 2
 Prototype length  11.3 metre
 Fleet number  4503
 Registration number  TL7116
 Route number  42
 Destination  North Point Ferry
 Quantity  688* 
 Date released - Hong Kong  December 2020i

* this is the combined quantity for this model, 63601 and 63601C

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Photograph Philip Chan


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