MTR Bus

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MTR Feeder Bus route K17
MTR Bus (Northwest New Territories)

The MTR Corporation (MTRC) is a Hong Kong railway company which also operates the MTR Bus (Northwest New Territories) and MTR Feeder Bus (previously known as KCR Feeder Bus) routes in order to complement its rail systems. Currently, MTRC operates 19 bus routes.

Feeder bus[edit]

A feeder bus is a bus service that picks up and delivers passengers to a rail rapid transit station or express-bus stop or terminal.[citation needed]

Operation[edit]

MTRC provides feeder bus services for the convenience of passengers using MTR rail networks. The routes provide access to and between many MTR stations for thousands of passengers every day. The MTRC's integrated fare system also allows East Rail Line, West Rail Line and Light Rail passengers who use Octopus cards to enjoy the free feeder bus services that link many housing estates to East Rail Line, West Rail Line stations and Light Rail stops.[citation needed]

The Corporation operates a total of 15 routes, including West Rail Line and Light Rail feeder bus services, as well as an additional 4 East Rail Line feeder routes between Tai Po Market Station operated under Kowloon Motor Bus's franchise.[citation needed]

The service carried approximately 50 million passengers in 2014.[1]

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2014, the MTR Bus fleet comprises 149 buses.[1]

Competitors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2015 Annual Transport Digest". Transport Department. 2015. 

External links[edit]

Official websites
Unofficial websites