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 The first hybrid double-decker
 
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On 1st September 2014, Kowloon Motor Bus issued a press release introducing its first 6th generation environmentally friendly hybrid bus, described by the company as the 'hBus'.

The bus arrived in Hong Kong a few days later, on 5th September, and was officially unveiled to to public in an event held on 13th September, at which the following photographs were taken.
 
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Photographs courtesy and copyright of PZ 8904
     
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Photographs courtesy and copyright of S3N92
     
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Photographs courtesy and copyright of Gary Chow

   
On 29th October 2014 the bus was allocated the fleet number ATH1 and registered TA2344. Two days later a second example was registered and the third followed on 2nd December 2014.
   
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An unusual angle - ATH1 was noted passing through Tin Hau whilst I was enjoying the view from the hotel roof!
   
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ATH2 was captured leaving the Star Ferry Bus Terminus on 15th November 2015
 
ATH1 - TA2344 ATH2 - TA2132 ATH3 - TB5034


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