New order takes Hong Kong operator KMB Enviro500 fleet to over 2,500

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KMB has ordered a further 56 ADL Enviro500s for delivery later this year. DANNY CHAN/ADL

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has announced that Hong Kong operator KMB has ordered 56 Enviro500 tri-axle double-deck buses, which 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. The company’s new Enviro500s will be 12.8m long and powered by low-emission Euro VI engines.

They will have a total capacity of up to 143 passengers, with 98 seats fitted with three-point safety belts. This latest order continues a long-standing relationship between ADL and KMB, which has now ordered over 2,500 Enviro500 buses since the current generation model was launched in 2012.

Paul Davies, Alexander Dennis President & Managing Director, commented: “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.”