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New order takes Hong Kong operator KMB’s Alexander Dennis Enviro500 double deck fleet to over 2,500

Published: 22 Feb 2021

Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that Hong Kong’s largest bus operator The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (KMB) has ordered 56 Enviro500 three-axle double deck buses. The new buses are scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2021.

KMB is the largest franchised bus operator in Hong Kong with a fleet of around 4,000 buses operating on over 400 routes. KMB’s new Enviro500 will be 12.8m long and powered by low emission Euro 6 engines. They will be able to carry up to 143 passengers, with all 98 seats fitted with three-point safety belts.

This new order continues a long-standing relationship between Alexander Dennis and KMB, who have now ordered over 2,500 Enviro500 buses from Alexander Dennis since the current generation model was launched in 2012.

Paul Davies, Alexander Dennis President & Managing Director, comments: “We are very honoured that KMB continues to place its confidence in Alexander Dennis with this latest order for 56 double deck buses. KMB continually challenges us to raise the bar and these latest 12.8m Enviro500 buses are testament to their commitment to world class passenger services.”

 

 

About KMB

The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (“KMB”) is the largest franchised bus operator in Hong Kong with a fleet of around 4,000 buses operating on over 400 routes. With more than eight decades’ experience, KMB leads the industry in providing safe, efficient, and quality services. Further news and information are available at www.kmb.hk.

 

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Images kindly provided by Danny Chan.