City Explorer

The following list is of known buses both current and those previously operated by City Explorer.

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Bus # Rego # Chassis VIN Body Body # Body DateSeatingDepot
Previously operated vehicles
1011396AO MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7053 MCW PO57/33D+14
ex RCG 645, Melbourne City Sightseeing (ex H57/33D seating)
ex DA 397 New World First Bus , Hong Kong
ex (ML32) DA 397 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Transferred to Perth as (101) TC 5516 after Arnotts depot fire in early 2005 to replace written off units. Withdrawn by 2/14 and de-reg.
1021397AO MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7360 MCW H57/33D+14
Scrapped, Sydney 10/10
ex RDG 688 Melbourne City Sightseeing, stored in Sydney
ex DA 6377 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML38) DA 6377 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
1031398AO MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7356 MCW H57/33D+14
Scrapped, Sydney 10/10
ex RDG 225 Melbourne City Sightseeing, stored in Sydney
ex DA 2950 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML33) DA 2950 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
1043397AO MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6997 MCW H57/33D+14
Scrapped, Sydney 10/10
ex REL 365 Melbourne City Sightseeing, stored in Sydney
ex CZ 2627 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML23) CZ 2627 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
1063396AO MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7050 MCW H57/33D+14
RFF234 ex Melbourne City Sightseeing, stored in Sydney
ex CZ 5864 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML26) CZ 5864China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Scrapped in Sydney 2010
107WTG 761 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6259 MCW /81O57/33D+14
ex Stored Gold Coast
ex WTG 761 (SA) Adelaide City Sightseeing
ex CM 8935 New World First Bus , Hong Kong
ex (ML1) CM 8935 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Restored and preserved by E. Keung, Sydney into China Motor Bus livery
The only Supermetro to be built at the Birmingham (?) MCW factory
202812 VKV Toyota CoasterJTGFG518207000728 Toyota - 12/04B21CBrisbane
Reg 16/4/15; ex Canberra 3/15 (via Sydney 4/15) ex MO 368 (reg 16/5/14); ex Wunanbiri Pre-School, Alexandria, NSW AE15HS 5/14.
Sold in Brisbane by 11/4/17
320TV 8607 MCW Metrobus Mk1 (9.7m)MB5039 MCW /78O43/29F+23Sydney
Reg 8/12/15 ex TV 6915 Canberra (de-reg late '13); Registered 12/11 and used in Sydney after having been stored since '05
ex (100) MO 168 Canberra City Sightseeing. Stored in Sydney, was previously stored in Melbourne after closure of Canberra operations, subsequently moved to Sydney after closure of Melbourne operation
ex BV 2052 New World First Bus , Hong Kong
ex (MC9) BV 2052 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong.
De-reg and scrapped at Sell & Parker, Banksmeadow 6/6/17.
401MO 176 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6994 MCW O57/33D+14
ex Canberra City Sightseeing, was previously stored in Sydney and Melbourne after closure of Canberra operations, has since been exported to United Kingdom to form part of the Arriva London fleet
ex CZ 8947 New World First Bus , Hong Kong
ex (ML31) CZ 8947 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
402TC 4983 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB MCW
Perth City Sightseeing
ex MO 107 Canberra City Sightseeing
ex CY 2674 New World First BUs, Hong Kong
ex (ML3) CY 2674 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Scrapped after Arnotts depot fire 1/05 (burnt out)
403TC 5213 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7362 MCW
Perth City Sightseeing
ex ZIR 085 (NSW rego)Promotions vehicle for Bonds and Vodafone to do fashion show along the east coast from Cairns to Sydney during September and October 2004
ex MO 178 Canberra City Sightseeing
ex DA 8239 New World First BUs, Hong Kong
ex (ML41) DA 8239 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Scrapped after Arnotts depot fire 1/05 (burnt out)
404TC 4965 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7366 MCW
Perth City Sightseeing
ex MO 179 Canberra City Sightseeing
ex DB 1342 New World First BUs, Hong Kong
ex (ML44) DB 1342 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Scrapped after Arnotts depot fire 1/05 (burnt out)
406u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6877 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) Sydney Tour
ex CY7533 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML15) CY7533 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
407u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6995 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) Sydney Tour
ex CY 9368 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML16) CY 9368 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
410u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7046 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) Sydney Tour
ex CZ 3659 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML24) CZ 3659 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
415u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6996 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) Adelaide Tour
ex CZ 664 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML19) CZ 664 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
421TV 3476 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6989 MCW /83O55/25D+0Sydney
Stripped for parts at the Sydney depot and remains sent to scrap in early 2/15
ex (411), (416),(411A) Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 3 engine and straight staircase,
ex (ML13) CY 7986 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML13) CY 7986 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
422MO 367 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7044 MCW /83O55/25D+0Canberra
Scrapped after being parted out
ex TV 3667 4/3/14; ex Sydney 1/14; ex (404) MO 203 (ACT) Canberra City Sightseeing,
Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 3 engine and straight staircase,
ex (ML18) CZ 2276 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML18) CZ 2276 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong.
423TV 3700 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7361 MCW /83O55/25D+0Sydney
ex (413) Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 3 engine and straight staircase,
ex (ML37) DA 4520 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML37) DA 4520 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong
De-reg and scrapped by 17/4/15.
424TV 3669 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6990 MCW /83O55/25D+0Sydney
ex (411B), (411) MO 202 (ACT) Canberra City Sightseeing
Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 3 engine and straight staircase,
ex (ML11) CY 6656 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML11) CY 6656 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong.
De-reg and scrapped 1/16.
426TV 5654 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6992 MCW /83O55/25D+0
ex (412) TV 4871 Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 3 engine and straight staircase,
ex (ML22) CZ 4476 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML22) CZ 4476 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Burnt out on Southern Cross Drive Rosebery 7/9/12; Put up for auction at Manheim 14/11/12.
427TV 5964 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7364 MCW /84O55/33D+0Sydney
ex (411) ex AA57GQ hire to promotions company for Party bus for Lynx 24-7, operated out of Glebe ex WOX 158 (SA) Adelaide City Sightseeing, originally destined for Brisbane Citysightseeing - stored at Gold Coast
Cummins ISC- 260 Euro 4 engine and straight staircase, (re engined in 2009)
ex(ML42) DB 1623 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML42) DB 1623 China Motor Bus. Hong Kong.
De-reg and scrapped at Sell & Parker, Banksmeadow by -/16.
428TV 6386 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7358 MCW /83O55/33D+0Sydney
Had been in storage in Sydney since 2000 until registration in Oct 2010
ex(ML40) New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex(ML40) China Motor Bus. Hong Kong.
De-reg and scrapped at Sell & Parker, Banksmeadow by -/16.
TC 5302 MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7362 MCW
Perth City Sightseeing
ex (unused) Sydney City Sightseeing
ex DA 7025 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML39) DA 7025 China Motor Bus, Hong Kong

Scrapped after Arnotts depot fire 1/05 (burnt out)
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB6380 MCW /81O57/33D+14
ex CR 4882 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML2) CR 4882 China Motor Bus.
Second Prototype for China Motor Bus, only bus ever built by Metro Cammell Weymann with three doors configurations

Used for parts by CitySightseeing, remains sold for motorhome conversion in Albion Park, Acquired by E. Keung, Sydney 11/10 from Albion Park for restoration
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2 MCW O57/33D+14
ex ML14 from Hong Kong, stored previously in Melbourne, now in Sydney after Melbourne operations wound up

Scrapped in Sydney, Oct 2010
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7052 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) CitySightseeing Australia
ex CZ 9920 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML30) CZ 9920 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2 MCW O57/33D+14
ex ML29 from Hong Kong, scrapped in July 2008
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7052 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) CitySightseeing Australia
ex DA 2952 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML35) DA 2952 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Arriva, Wandsworth, London, U.K for "The Original London Sightseeing Tours' operation
u/r MCW Metrobus Mk2MB7051 MCW O57/33D+14
ex (unused) CitySightseeing Australia
ex CZ 6319 New World First Bus, Hong Kong
ex (ML27) CZ 6319 China Motor Bus.

Sold to Liaison Tours, Manly West, Qld where it became 060 IEU, then to Perth Tram Company becoming TC 5858
No of withdrawn buses listed = 30

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