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Metropolitan-Cammell-Weymann (MCW): Metropolitan

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1966.

Note: This is a sub-section of Metropolitan-Cammell-Weymann (MCW)

The Scania Metropolitan was the first double decker bus model built jointly by MCW and Scania division of Saab-Scania. It was built between 1973 and 1978.

It was also the second bus model jointly built by these two companies. The first model was the Metro-Scania single decker based on the BR110/CR110 chassis, which was first built for the UK market in 1969 and sold in small numbers.

The production of Metropolitans was finally terminated in 1978. In all 662 Metropolitan were built.

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