Model Fleet Focus
to see pictures of real buses - click METROBUS
23307 METROBUSAEC Regal IV RF
This RF is one of the many which has been preserved by dedicated enthusiasts, however this trusty workhorse still earnt its keep, being used on specialist services by the Metrobus group. A pleasing anomaly in an otherwise modern fleet, RF255 (MLL792), is on route 746 to Tunbridge Wells, displayed on route boards on its roof sides.
JANUARY 2001 RELEASE
20612 METROBUSPlaxton Pointer Dennis Dart.
In the dark blue and yellow livery of Metrobus and based around the South London area, this Metrobus Dart displays the designated route livery of the 358, in this case heading to Orpington. L720OMV, also displays the 'London Transport Service' sign in its front window.
JANUARY 1997 RELEASE
24903 METROBUS Mercedes Beaver (MINIMETRO).
Building the Metrobus operation the Minimetro service was introduced in the late 1980's to expand services in certain areas in Gravesend, Kent. Our model of 12 (F124TRU) is operating route A to Valley Drive via the Town Centre and was new to Bournemouth Yellow Bus.
FEBRUARY 2004 RELEASE
24905 METROBUSMercedes 709D Reeve Burgess.
11 (F123TRU) on route 351 to Bromley North Station.
JUNE 2014 RELEASE
29101 METROBUSDaimler DMS dual door
The Metrobus fleet includes an assortment of DMS types, this one, KUC922P, has two doors and a cutaway rear working route 61 to Bromley North Station.
JULY 2004 RELEASE
29610 METROBUS Leyland Olympian.
32 (K816HMV) working route 357 to Croydon.
APRIL 2006 RELEASE
E99105 METROBUS DAIMLER DMS METROBUS
With its easily recognisable blue and yellow livery Metrobus was originally formed in 1983 to fill the void linking Croydon with Biggin Hill and Orpington following the previous operator's demise, starting with a few second hand vehicles and steadily building to a modern fleet. This 1:24th scale Daimler DMS registered KUC922P has all working features such as steering and suspensions, opening entrance doors and exits, plus a choice of five changeable route blinds that this vehicle would have operated on: Route 61 to Bromley North Station, route 361 to Bromley North Station, route 261 to Lewisham Bus Station, route 356 to Biggin Hill and route 358 to Green Street Green.
OCTOBER 2007 RELEASE