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 Alexander Dennis 'New Generation' Enviro500.... March 2013-May 2015
 Fleet Nos ATENU1-ATENU802
   
On 27th March 2013, a day after Citybus officially launched their 'New Generation' Enviro500s to Cityflyer specification, this Kowloon Motor Bus example was spotted on its way to/from the To Kwa Wan Vehicle Examination Centre. It is believed to be the fully built example that appeared at the official launch which took place at the NEC, Birmingham, UK in November 2012 (the following link will take you to that page).
   
The Kowloon Motor Bus order is believed to be for 220 twelve-metre examples, to three different specifications:-

50 with 86 seats + 40 standees + 1 wheelchair
148 with 90 seats + 42 standees + 1 wheelchair
22 with 85 seats + 42 standees + 1 wheelchair
(this last batch is believed to be for Long Win)
   
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Above photographs courtesy and copyright of Ying Hang Tin

   
The bus was registered  RZ5946 on 23rd April 2013 and allocated the fleet no. ATENU1. It entered service on 30th April operating on route 58X
   
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Both photographs show the bus on its first day of service
   
Photograph courtesy and copyright of
Network Shuttle
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ATENU2 and ATENU3 were registered on 9th May 2013 and ATENU4-6 were registered the following day.
   
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ATENU4 - 12th May 2013 ATENU5 - 12th May 2013
   
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ATENU30-ATENU36 were registered on 4th July 2013 and ATENU33 is seen here in service on 7th July.
     
Above photographs courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan
   

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On 13th August, 2013, its first day in service, ATENU61 received minor damage to its front nearside following  a collision with a taxi at the junction of Des Voeux Road and Queen Victoria Street, Central.
   
Above photographs courtesy and copyright of Silver Cheung

    
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ATENU159 was KMB's newest bus when see here at Shun Tin on 16th November 2013, having been registered the previous day.
        
Above photographs courtesy and copyright of Vincent Chong

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ATENU190 was registered on 16th December 2013 and is seen here on 29th December 2013.
   
Above photographs courtesy and copyright of Philip Chan

      
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ATENU413 is one of a batch of thirteen registred by KMB on 5th February 2015 and is seen here the following day outside the Pioneer Centre
       
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Anthony's Bus Homepage

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The 14th May 2015 saw the 500th Enviro500NG registered, seen here on 16th May carrying appropriate additional decals. 
   
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Alan Wong
   

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