|The model - this new casting was
first announced on 22nd May 2012, and two versions were released very
shortly afterwards. Both feature the first of the batch, AAU1 - this
version has a destination of Sheung Shui whilst the other (93001) has a destination of Tin Tsz.
by Alexander Dennis Ltd in June 2010 was an order for thirty Enviro200
Darts for Kowloon Motor Bus. These vehicles are 10.4m in length and are
fitted with two Ventura doors. KMB have also specified a six-cylinder
EEV engine and Voith transmission to cope with the steep gradients and
high passenger loadings experienced in Hong Kong. The buses have 28
Lazzerini Practico seats, allowing up to 34 standees. Denso
air conditioning is fitted and one feature this provides is an “air
curtain” over the doors, thereby maintaining the interior environment
when they are open. Other features include twin row headlights, kerb
lighting at the nearside rear and Hanover Flip Dot Destination gear. AAU1 was registered on 30th March 2011.
details of the bus can be found in the
section of the site.