ADL receives 35 e-bus order from MTR

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Alexander Dennis has won an order for 35 new Enviro500EVs from MTR. ALEXANDER DENNIS


Alexander Dennis (ADL) has been chosen by Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation to supply 35 battery-electric Enviro500EV double deck buses. The operator provides Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway urban rail system, including a network of feeder bus services for which it operates a fleet of 172 buses; most of them have been supplied by Alexander Dennis from its Enviro200, Enviro400 and Enviro500 vehicle ranges.

MTR’s new fleet of zero-emission buses will be delivered during 2025 and 2026. The buses’ 472kWh batteries are supplied by Impact Clean Power Technology and power is transmitted through the heavy-duty Voith Electrical Drive System, which at 410kW peak and 310kW continuous output has ample reserves to cope with Hong Kong’s topography, the manufacturer says.

ADL’s Managing Director (Asia Pacific) Andy Boulton said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by the MTR Corporation as partner for the transition to zero-emission bus services. Our Enviro500EV has been designed from the ground up for the demands of Hong Kong’s world class transport system, ensuring that this transformational investment in cleaner transport will deliver for the MTR Corporation.”