City of Manchester
Greater Manchester
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Corgi Original Omnibus Company
First Manchester Optare Solo Metroshuttle.
OM44105 FIRST MANCHESTER Optare Solo Metroshuttle.
40331 (ML02OGA) on route 1 Metro Shuttle via China Town.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
JULY 2004 RELEASE
Creative Master
First Manchester Mercedes Citaro.
UKBUS5010 FIRST MANCHESTER Mercedes Citaro.
60283 (W179BVP) on route 59 to Manchester Arndale via Oldham.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
FEBRUARY 2007 RELEASE
EFE
20610 Plaxton Pointer / Dennis Dart FIRST MANCHESTER.
20610 Plaxton Pointer / Dennis Dart
FIRST MANCHESTER.

Operated by the FirstBus group, this Greater Manchester Pointer illustrates the city's buses as seen today, the orange livery a hint at times past. On route 485 to Radcliffe, N650CDB, fleetnumber 1150BY lends a balance to this important fleet.
DECEMBER 1996 RELEASE
24808 Mercedes Minibus FIRST MANCHESTER.
24808 Mercedes Minibus FIRST MANCHESTER.
In the modern bright red livery of the First Manchester fleet this model complements our Dennis Dart already featuring this livery Fleet number 1806 registered M248VWU is on route 151 to Chadderton and carries a typical rear advertisement for Gulp flavoured milk drinks.
NOVEMBER 1999 RELEASE
17503 Leyland National 2 FIRST MANCHESTER.
17503 Leyland National 2 FIRST MANCHESTER.
In the distinctive First Manchester livery, fleet number 161, registered CKB161K, is on route 537, Daroy Lever Circular.
JANUARY 2001 RELEASE
27604 Wright Volvo Endurance FIRST MANCHESTER.
27604 Wright Volvo Endurance FIRST MANCHESTER.
Complementing the previous models in the 'Tomato Soup' livery of red with a blue band, fleet number 535 based at Barnsley and registered N535WVR is operating the express service to Stockport.
NOVEMBER 2001 RELEASE
27609 Wright Volvo FIRST MANCHESTER.
27609 Wright Volvo FIRST MANCHESTER.
The First Group livery looks particularly good when applied to the modern lines of the Wrights bodywork. Fleet number BY661, registered Y307RTD is operating the Gold Service on route 135 to Manchester Piccadilly.
SEPTEMBER 2002 RELEASE