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Public Light Buses (PLBs) are minibuses with not more than 19 seats. Their number is fixed at a maximum of 4,350 vehicles. Some PLBs are used on scheduled services (green minibuses) and others on non-scheduled services (red minibuses).


Red Minibus

Red Minibuses (RMBs) are currently allowed to operate across the territory except prohibited zones for RMBs, and their route, headway and fare are not subject to any regulation. There were 901 licenced RMBs in September 2022. As at September 2022, RMBs carried about 200,800 passengers daily.

Green Minibus

Green Minibuses (GMBs) operate on fixed routes with scheduled headway and fixed fares. In September 2022, there were 355 main routes (67 on Hong Kong Island, 81 in Kowloon and 207 in the New Territories), operating with a total of 3,242 licenced GMBs. As at September 2022, GMBs carried about 1,319,400 passengers daily.


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