We will start operating large electric buses from early March!

January 24, 2024

Thank you for choosing Keikyu Bus.

In order to achieve carbon neutrality, Keikyu Bus has decided to introduce the large electric bus "K8" manufactured by BW D Japan Co., Ltd., which will be the first route bus in Yokosuka City.

Regarding operation, we plan to start operating within Yokosuka City from early March 2024.

In addition, to commemorate the start of operation, we will hold an unveiling ceremony and advance test drive event for residents of Yokosuka City.

For more information, please see below and the news release.

Buses to be introduced

Large electric bus “K8”

Number of units introduced


Introduction office

Oppama Sales Office, Kinugasa Sales Office

Implementation date

Early March 2024 (planned)

Operating system

General routes within Yokosuka city

Coloring image

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About the unveiling ceremony and advance test drive event

February 15, 2024 (Thursday) 11:00-12:30 *Rain or shine, canceled due to stormy weather

40 people

Yokosuka City Verny Park Ikoino Square

*5 minutes walk from Shioiri Station, 5 minutes walk from JR Yokosuka Station

Residents of Yokosuka City
*Up to 4 people can apply at one time.
*If the representative lives in Yokosuka City, people from outside the city can also apply as accompanying persons.


From January 24, 2024 (Wednesday) to February 8, 2024 (Thursday) 17:00

*If there are a large number of applications, a lottery will be held after the reception period ends, and only the winners will be notified by email.

*Winners will be contacted the day after the application closes.

10:30 Reception starts
11:00 Unveiling ceremony
[Greetings from those involved, tape cutting to commemorate the introduction by sponsors and guests, etc.]
11:25 End of unveiling ceremony
11:30 Large electric bus photo session
[Characters such as Keimaru-kun also appear]
11:50 Photo session ends
12:00 Advance test drive session *Test drive time approximately 10 to 15 minutes
[Vehicle explanation and test drive experience]
12:15 Test drive session ends. Disbands in order after receiving novelty items.
*You can freely view one electric bus until around 12:30.

Recruitment ended at 17:00 on Thursday, February 8, 2024.

Thank you for your many applications.

All participants will receive special event novelty goods and Keikyu Bus novelty goods.

news release

First in Yokosuka City!! Two [large electric buses] will start operating from early March to achieve carbon neutrality