Two new bus models have been confirmed by Creative Master Northcord Ltd. The first depicts an Alexander Dennis Enviro400 carrying Aintree Coachline livery (ref. ukbus 0027).
It represents the company’s only Alexander Dennis Enviro400 double-deck bus (SN58 CDK) that was new in September 2008, when it visited Showbus, carrying 25th Anniversary lettering.
Aintree Coachline is based at Liverpool and has a fleet of 46 vehicles, of which 17 are single-deck bus, 3 coaches and 26 double-deckers. The model is shown carrying the livery of cherry red and cream colours, together with red / silver swoops.
CMN claims to be creating new design standards in the layout of the interior of both saloons. The features inside the compartments represent the really outstanding layout of the bus, including the extensive portrayal of handrails on both upper and lower decks and replicating the additional monitors in both saloons. The headlights at the front are made of individual components to look more realistic.
The new Enviro400 bus models will be distributed by John Ayrey Die-Casts Limited (UK) exclusively, limited to 300 pieces.
The second CMNL bus to be announced is the thirteenth release of its popular Scania OmniCity model tooling. It is ref. ukbus 7012, carrying Arriva’s corporate livery with “49” route branding. It represents fleet number 4647 (registration NK05 GXA). Fourteen 40-seat Scania OmniCity CN94UB buses were taken into stock by Arriva Durham County in July 2005. Some originally carried route branding for the prestigious X1 “Three Rivers Express” service from Newcastle – Durham – Middlesbrough, while others remained unbranded for local services radiating from Durham.
The Scania OmniCity ukbus 7012 is a one-piece casting whose clean lines accentuate the square-mounted, double-glazed windows and the livery application on which all logos and lettering are clearly legible.
Key features of the ukbus 7000 series, exemplified on ukbus 7012, include single door, an extensive portrayal of handrails and the headlight / indicator units at the front made of individual, translucent components to look more realistic.
The brand new Scania OmniCity bus models will be distributed by John Ayrey Die-Casts Limited (UK), Transit Graphics (Australia), Porte Publishing Company (Japan), cnmycar.com (P. R. of China) and Concorde Hobby Shop (HK) respectively. The ukbus 7012 model is limited to 888 pieces worldwide.
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