Kowloon Motor Bus fleet numbering

Kowloon Motor Bus Fleet Numbering

Kowloon Motor Bus fleet numbering

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Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) of Hong Kong maintains a system to code their fleet.

Note: All the length specified in this section, including in the following leading paragraph, is only nominal. An Olympian 11m is not, and never exactly 11000mm long but some 11300mm.

Classic age

Initially, KMB used a system which usually used the first letter of the bus manufacturer to code their fleet.


  • D - Daimler buses
  • L - Leyland buses

Second-hand classic age

In the 1970s, the British makers were unable to cope with the vast demand of clients around the British world, so operators like KMB resorted to purchasing second-hand buses and these were numbered with 2 before the alpha code to differentiate them.


  • 2D - second hand Daimler buses
  • 2L - second hand Leyland buses

Age of 3-axle buses

With the introduction of the longer 3-axled buses, KMB added 3 to the numbering and S was further added at the front for 11m buses to emphasize that is a short variant (under 12 metres).


  • 3N - Dennis Dragon 12m (1982-2003)
  • S3N - Dennis Dragon 11m (1986-)

List of the fleet codes of the non-A/C buses in service recently

Age of air-conditioned buses

Things became more complicated and chaotic when there air-conditioned buses began appearing in the KMB fleet. Since the first production...
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