|The model -
news of the release of this model, and that of 39407,
was announced on this site on 15th June 2009. They were both released
on 5th July 2009.
- ATEU1 is an Alexander Dennis Enviro500 which was delivered new to Kowloon
Motor Bus (KMB) in May 2006 as fleet number ATE257. It was fitted with
a Euro IV engine, which met the latest and toughest emission standards
in the world. It was then renumbered to ATEU1. This model represents the
vehicle at this time.
In February 2009, ATEU1 was fitted with a new Euro
V engine, making it Asia’s first double-deck bus with a Euro V engine.
represents the vehicle at this time. By effectively reducing the emissions
of nitrogen oxides, the Euro V engine meets the latest and toughest
emission standards in the world, contributing to a cleaner environment.
ATEU1 primarily operates on Route B1 between Tin Shui Wai Railway Station
and the Lok Ma Chau Railway Station.