MS 2 (Metro Scania)

MS2. PGC 202LSeen here in Oakhampton Crescent, Welling, 24 October 1981. This was after being withdrawn from service. Six MS (Metro Scania) were on trial on service S2 alongside LS. They didn't last long and were soon withdrawn.
Photograph. Steve Thoroughgood
Chassis/Body: Metro Scania B37+29D, type CR111MH, new 1973 (33 ft X 8 ft 2.5in)
Engine: Scania D11 11 litre rated at 1700 bhp at 2,200 rpm.
Transmission: Scania HR 501 fully automatic with fluid torque converter.
They were to the new low decibel specification with air suspension and power assisted steering.

These were the production models of the Metro Scania used on trial on service 99.
The double deck version was the MD Metropolitan.

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