Bus Companies of Hong Kong: Citybus, Kmb, New World First Bus, Roadshow, Kowloon Motor Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus Fleet, China Motor Bus Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781233073665

Published: August 18th 2011

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Bus Companies of Hong Kong: Citybus, Kmb, New World First Bus, Roadshow, Kowloon Motor Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus Fleet, China Motor Bus  by  Source Wikipedia

Bus Companies of Hong Kong: Citybus, Kmb, New World First Bus, Roadshow, Kowloon Motor Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus Fleet, China Motor Bus by Source Wikipedia
August 18th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781233073665 | 7.35 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Citybus, KMB, New World First Bus, RoadShow, Kowloon Motor Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus fleet, China MotorMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Citybus, KMB, New World First Bus, RoadShow, Kowloon Motor Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus fleet, China Motor Bus, New Lantao Bus, Cityflyer, MTR Bus, Kowloon Motor Bus fleet numbering, Long Win Bus, The Big Bus Company, Park Island Transport, Common Stored Value Ticket.

Excerpt: New World First Bus Services Limited (Chinese: ), abbreviated as First Bus and NWFB,is the third largest public bus operator in Hong Kong. NWFB was established in 1998, taking over China Motor Buss franchise on 1 September 1998 to provide bus services on Hong Kong Island together with Citybus. The company is wholly owned by Chow Tai Fook Enterprises and NWS Holdings, which together also own the second largest operator, Citybus. NWFBs Neoplan Centroliner with the standard wavy livery.New World First Bus mainly serves Hong Kong Island, South Tseung Kwan O and the newly developed areas in west Kowloon.

It also provides cross-harbour routes linking Hong Kong Island and Kowloon or the New Territories. The company currently possesses just below 700 buses and operates just below 100 franchised routes. It has a patronage figure of 180 million every year. Since 18 August 2002, the entire bus fleet is air-conditioned (with the exception of one open-top bus until January 2008). All buses are equipped with the Octopus smart card payment system.

Near 80% of the buses are Super Low Floor. Before NWFB started its operation, the franchised bus service in Hong Kong Island was provided by 2 companies, China Motor Bus (CMB) (franchisee since 1933) and Citybus (franchisee since 1991). In the early 1990s, the service of the CMB was in a steady decline. Therefore, the Government started to introduce new competitors by transferring the franchise of CMB routes to other companies.

As a result, Citybus became the 2nd franchisee of the bus service on Hong Kong Island. Ove...



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