Citybus

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Citybus Limited is a large bus company operating in Hong Kong. Their main business is public bus transportation, but they also run charters and contract services.

Citybus is a major privately owned public transit provider in Hong Kong focused on bus service. The majority of its routes serve Hong Kong Island, Ocean Park, North Lantau where Disneyland Hong Kong and Tung Chung are located and the Hong Kong International Airport via its Cityflyer service in addition to several cross-harbour bus routes. The company operates both franchised and unfranchised bus services; unfranchised services are concentrated on routes to City One Shatin. Citybus is an operating subsidiary of NWS Transport Services Limited which is in turn owned jointly by Chow Tai Fook Entreprises Limited and NWS Holdings Limited. It is a sister operating company alongside New World First Bus providing bus transit services in Hong Kong. Company buses are instantly recognizable through its yellow, red and blue livery.

Routes

List of Citybus bus routes

Current Roster

Charter and suburban services/non-franchised department fleet

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model Body Engine Transmission Destination
sign
Notes
315 Citybus 315-a.jpg 1994 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
Euro 1
252 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign Only remaining suburban 12m Volvo Olympian in the world.
317-321 Citybus 317-a.jpg 2009 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 4 ZF 6HP602C None Used exclusively as CLP group (中電) employee shuttle buses to their power plant.
322 Citybus 322-a.jpg 2009 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange Used exclusively as CLP group (中電) employee shuttle buses to their power plant.
570-577, 579, 580 1997 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
601-610 Citybus 601-a.jpg 1997-1998 12m Volvo Olympian Plaxton Palatine Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
951-954, 961-970, 986-988, 991 Citybus 969-a.jpg 1998 11m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 951-953: LiteVision Green

954: LiteVision Number sign and roll sign


961-968, 970, 986-988, 991: LiteVision Orange


969: Hanover Display Orange

1545-1546 1998 11.7m MAN NL-262 MAN MAN D2866LUH-22 Voith D851.3 LiteVision Orange

Urban transit services/franchised department fleet

Double deckers

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model Body Engine Transmission Destination
sign
Notes
2302-2310 Citybus 2306-a.jpg 2002 12m TransBus Trident 3 TransBus ALX500 Cummins ISMe
Euro 3
Voith D864.3E Hanover Display Yellow
  • Ex-NWFB 1201-1209
  • 2303 retired
2800 Citybus 2800-a.jpg 2001 12m Scania K94UB Volgren CR221LD Scania AB DC9-02 Euro 3 ZF 5HP592C LiteVision Green
6300 Citybus 6300-a.jpg 2014 12.8m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
6301-6396 2015-2016 12.8m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500
(New Facelift)
Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
6500 2015 12.8m Volvo B9TL Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B ZF 6AP1403B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
6501-6549 Citybus 6534-a.jpg 2016 12.8m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500
(New Facelift)
Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
  • Equipped with luggage racks.
  • Used on CityFlyer.
6800-6843 2017 12.8m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500
(New Facelift)
Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
  • Equipped with luggage racks.
  • Used on CityFlyer.
7000-7001 Citybus 7000-a.jpg 2010 10.5m Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1403B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
7002-7039 Citybus 7004-a.jpg 2011 10.5m Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1403B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
7040-7059 Citybus 7041-a.jpg 2013 10.5m Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF EcoLife
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
7500 Citybus Volvo B9TL-a.jpg 2010 10.6m Volvo B9TL Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B ZF 6AP1403B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8000-8065 Citybus 8001-a.jpg 2013-2014 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange Equipped with luggage racks.
8100-8109 Citybus 8105-a.jpg 2007-2008 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 4 8100-8107: Voith D864.5

8108, 8109: ZF 6HP602C

LiteVision Orange First Euro 4 buses in fleet.
8110-8127 Citybus 8115-a.jpg 2009 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 4 ZF 6HP602C Hanover Display Orange
8128-8204 Citybus 8135-a.jpg 2010 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6HP602C
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8205-8319 Citybus 8209-a.jpg 2012-2013 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6HP602C
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange 8205-8207 have CityFlyer livery and luggage racks.
8320-8399 2013-2014 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8400-8401 2014 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500H Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISB6.7 Euro 5 BAE Systems HybriDrive hybrid system Hanover Display Orange
8402-8466 2013-2014 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8467-8536 2015 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8537-8546 2018 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500
(New Facelift)
Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
8900 Citybus K280UD-a.jpg 2011 12m Scania K280UD Salvador Caetano Scania AB DC9-29 Euro 5 ZF 6HP602C Hanover Display Orange
9100-9148 2013 11.3m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISLe Euro 5 ZF 6AP1700B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange
9500-9559 2015-2016 11.3m Volvo B9TL Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B ZF 6AP1403B
6 speed
Hanover Display Orange

Single deckers

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model Body Engine Transmission Destination
sign
Notes
1581-1583 Citybus 1582-a.jpg 2015 11.6m BYD K9R BYD BYD-TVC90A Hanover Display Orange
1584-1585 2015 11.6m XiYing SDL6120 Feiyan Hanover Display Orange
1810-1825 Citybus Youngman-a.jpg 2012 10.5m Youngman JNP6105GR Youngman MAN D0836LOH-65 Voith D864.5 Hanover Display Orange
1830-1845 Citybus 1833-a.jpg 2015 11.6m Youngman JNP6120GR Youngman MAN D0836LOH-64 Voith D864.5 Hanover Display Orange

Retired Roster

Fleet number Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model Body Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
1 Citybus 1-a.jpg 1964 (imported to HK in 1989) 9.1m AEC Routemaster R2RH Park Royal Leyland 0.680 AEC 4-Speed transmission None
2 1964 9.1m AEC Routemaster R2RH Park Royal Leyland 0.680 AEC 4-Speed transmission None
3 1962 9.1m AEC Routemaster R2RH Park Royal AEC AV590 AEC 4-Speed transmission None
97-100 1996 12m Dennis Dragon Duple Metsec Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
Voith D863 None
  • Ex-HATCL.
  • Sold off.
102-105 1985-1987 12m Leyland Olympian ECW 102 - Leyland TL11

103-105 - Gardner 6LXCT

Leyland 103, 105: Vultron Number sign and roll sign
106-204 Citybus 179-a.jpg 1989-1992 11m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type 106-203 - Cummins LT10
245 hp

204 - Gardner LG1200 engine.

ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
190, 192 Citybus 192-a.jpg 1992 11m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
245 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
  • Converted to open-top buses in 2006.
  • First air-conditioned open-top buses in Hong Kong.
205, 221 Citybus 205-a.jpg 1992-1993 10.4m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
245 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign Converted to open-top buses in 2008.
206-220, 222-238 Citybus 231-a.jpg 1992 10.4m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
245 hp
ZF 4HP500 206-220, 226, 228, 230, 232-234, 236: LiteVision Number sign and roll sign

221-225, 227, 229, 231, 235, 237, 238: Vultron Number sign and roll sign

  • Only buses in the fleet which the bodies were built locally, at KMB Tuen Mun Depot.
  • 206, 207, and 227 were sold.
  • 220 and 226 retained as training vehicles.
239-248 Citybus 243-a.jpg 1994 10.4m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
ZF 4HP500 239-240, 242-248 - Vultron number sign and roll sign

241 - LiteVision number sign and roll sign.

239, 241, 243, and 245 retained as training vehicles.
300-314 1992 12m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
245 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
  • These buses are used exclusively as CLP group(中電) employee shuttle buses to their power plant.
  • 301, 304, 306, 310, 312 were later resold to Citybus.
  • 308 and 314 were sold to UK in 2006 and 2005 respectively.
316 Citybus 315-a.jpg 1994 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
252 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign With 315, the only two suburban 12m Volvo Olympians in the world.
330-340 1992 12m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
252 hp
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign 330 was sold off.
341-395 Citybus 352-a.jpg 1993 12m Leyland Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LT10
252 hp
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign
  • 341 was former #122, an 11m suburban Leyland Olympian that was rebodied and the chassis was lengthened to 12m after a fire.
  • 341, 345, 378, 381, 385-387 were sold to UK.
  • 350 retained as a training vehicle.
396-411 Citybus 398-a.jpg 1994 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type 396 - Volvo TD102KF

397-411 - Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
252 hp

396 - Voith D863.3

397-411 - ZF 4HP500

LiteVision Number sign and roll sign
412-426 1994 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
252 hp
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign
427-484 Citybus 429-a.jpg 1995 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
Voith D863.3 427-429: LiteVision Number sign and roll sign

430-460: Vultron Number sign and roll sign


461-484: LiteVision Orange

485-504 Citybus 493-a.jpg 1995 12m Volvo Olympian Plaxton Palatine Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
505-510 Citybus 509-a.jpg 1995 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign Ex-Stagecoach HK; purchased in 1996.
511-569, 578, 581-585 Citybus 557-a.jpg 1997 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange 560, 561, 563, and 569 retained as training vehicles.
590-600 1997 12m Volvo Olympian Plaxton Palatine Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
600-699 1993-1994 Leyland Atlantean Walter Alexander L Type Leyland 0.680 SCG350 Vultron Number sign and roll sign Some were sold off.
611-620 1998 12m Volvo Olympian Plaxton Palatine Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
621-635 Citybus 631-a.jpg 1997 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange Some were sold off.
701-720 Citybus 715-a.jpg 1994 10.3m Dennis Dragon Duple Metsec Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign 701 is preserved.
721-731 1996-1997 10.3m Dennis Dragon Duple Metsec Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
Voith D863.3 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
732-740 1997 10.3m Dennis Dragon Duple Metsec Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
Voith D863.3 LiteVision Orange
801-880 Citybus 858-a.jpg 1995-1998 12m Dennis Dragon Duple Metsec Cummins LTA10
Euro 1
252 hp
Voith D863.3 801-810, 812-829: LiteVision Number sign and roll sign

811, 830-880: LiteVision Orange

901-925 Citybus 940-a.jpg 1996 11m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
Voith D863 901-918, 920-925 - LiteVision Orange

919 - LiteVision number sign and roll sign

926-950 Citybus 940-a.jpg 1996-1997 11m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo TD102KF
Euro 1
Voith D863 LiteVision Orange 939 was sold off.
1266-1277 1990-1997 Volvo B10M Sai Au Volvo THD101GD ZF 5HP500 Rollsign Sold off.
1301 1995 10.6m Volvo B6R Walter Alexander Dash Volvo TD63ES ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
1302-1311 1996 10.6m Volvo B6R Plaxton Pointer Volvo TD63ES ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
1312-1321 1997 10.6m Volvo B6R Walter Alexander ALX200 Volvo TD63ES ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
1322-1331 1997 10.6m Volvo B6R Plaxton Pointer Volvo D6A
210 hp
ZF 4HP500 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
1332-1361 Citybus 1352-a.jpg 1998 10.6m Volvo B6LE Jit Luen Volvo D6A
210 hp
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign
1401-1436 1995-1997 9.8m Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer Cummins 6BT 145 hp Allison AT-545 Vultron Number sign and roll sign
1481-1490 1991-1992 9.8m Dennis Dart Carlyle Cummins 6BT 145 hp Allison AT-545 Rollsign
1501-1544, 1547-1560 Citybus 1531-a.jpg 1998 11.7m MAN NL-262 MAN MAN D2866LUH-22 Voith D851.3 1501-1504, 1515, 1523, 1526, 1529-1531, 1533, 1547, 1553, 1558, 1559: LiteVision Orange

1505-1514, 1516-1522, 1524, 1525, 1527, 1532, 1534-1544, 1548-1552, 1554-1557, 1560: Brose Yellow


1528: Hanover Display Orange

1561-1569 Citybus 1564-a.jpg 2000 11.7m MAN NL-262 MAN MAN D2866LUH-22 Voith D851.3 1561-1564, 1569: Brose Yellow

1565, 1566, 1568: LiteVision Orange


1567: Hanover Display Orange

  • Converted to suburban configuration in 2005 for CityFlyer service A10.
  • Equipped with luggage racks.
1801-1803 1990 Neoplan Norinco Norinco-Neoplan KHD DEUTZ 8F8L413Z Allison AT-643 None Renumbered from 801-803.
2001-2005 1996 Volvo B12 Jonckeeheere Volvo TD123E ZF 5HP700 Rollsign Sold off.
2100-2161 Citybus 2111-a.jpg 1997-1998 12m Dennis Trident 3 2100: Duple Metsec

2101-2161: Walter Alexander ALX500

Cummins M11-E 2100, 2112-2161: ZF 5HP590

2101-2111: Voith D863.3

2100, 2112-2130, 2132-2143, 2145-2161: LiteVision Green

2101-2105, 2107-2111: Hanover Display Yellow


2106: LiteVision Orange


2131, 2144: Aesys

  • Equipped with luggage racks and coach seating.
  • 2117, 2131, 2143 retained as training buses.
2200 Citybus 2200-a.jpg 1997 12m Dennis Trident 3 Walter Alexander ALX500 Cummins M11-E Voith D863.3 Hanover Display Yellow
2201 Citybus 2201-a.jpg 1997 12m Dennis Trident Duple Metsec Cummins M11-E Voith D863.3 LiteVision Green One of only two buses (the other being 656) in the Citybus Stagecoach livery.
2500 Citybus 2500-a.jpg 1997 12m MAN 24.350 Volgren CR221LD MAN D2866LOH ZF 5HP600 LiteVision Orange
9041-9042 Citybus 9041-a.jpg 1998 11m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
ZF 4HP500 LiteVision Green
  • Ex-CMB VA62 & VA64.
  • Previously numbered 1041-1042; renumbered in 2004.
324-329 Citybus 324-a.jpg 1998 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
ZF 5HP590 324-326: LiteVision Orange

327-329: LiteVision Number sign and roll sign

636-699 Citybus 682-a.jpg 1998 12m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
ZF 5HP590 LiteVision Number sign and roll sign
  • In the process of retirement.
  • 685, 689, 691, 692, 694, 697-699 have LiteVision Orange signs.
956-960, 971-985, 989, 990, 992-999, 9000-9040 Citybus 985-a.jpg 1998 11m Volvo Olympian Walter Alexander RX Type Volvo D10A
Euro 2
245 hp
956-960, 971-980: Voith D863.3

981-985, 989, 990, 992-999, 9000-9040: ZF 5HP590

LiteVision Orange
  • 9000-9040 previously numbered 1000-1040; renumbered in 2004.
  • In the process of retirement.
2202-2301 Citybus 2214-a.jpg 1998 12m Dennis Trident 3 Duple Metsec Cummins M11-E Voith D863.3 LiteVision Green
  • 2202-2287 equipped with luggage racks.
  • 2210 has a Hanover Display Orange destination sign.
  • 2301 has a LiteVision Orange destination sign.
  • In the process of retirement.
2700 Citybus 2700-a.jpg 1999 10.6m Dennis Trident 3 Duple Metsec Cummins M11-E ZF 5HP590 LiteVision Green Suburban design.