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 The first BYD K9R all-electric bus
   
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Photograph courtesy and copyright of Ying Hang Ting
 
Photographed on 9th September is Citybus 1582, a newly arrived BYD K9R electric bus. It is believed this is one of five such vehicles ordered by Citybus/New World First Bus, purchased with government funding. The buses are 11.6 metres in length and have 31 seats and standing for around 35. It is claimed it has a range of 250km after a full charge, which takes around four hours. 
   
1581 and 1582 were registered on 26th November 2015 with 1583 following on 15th December.
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1581 was noted undergoing tests on 26th December 2015
     
Photograph courtesy and copyright Ken Hui
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The following day, 27th December 2015, saw 1581 enter service on route 11.
   
The above photographs courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan
   
1581 -  TV3095 1582 - TV2703 1583 - TW1559

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