SIMON AYRES tells the second part* of the life story of Lyndon Rees, the Welsh-born bus manager who moved to Hong Kong in 1969 and went on to set up one of the most successful bus operations in this booming Asian city

* Part One in Buses last month

Citybus 571 (HD 7581), an Alexander RH-bodied Volvo Olympian new in 1997, emerging from the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in 2014.

In 1977, Lyndon Rees and six friends and associates in and around the Hong Kong transport industry set up a transport consultancy named Passenger Transportation Services (Asia) Ltd, trading as City Buses — later shortened to Citybus.


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