trolleybus


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Synonyms for trolleybus

a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires

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This bus marks a special place in public transport in Cardiff marking the end of trolleybus operations.
The main part of the book is an illustrated tour of all the trolleybus routes using colour photographs dating from the 1950s and 1960s.
Having first introduced trolleybuses in October 1923, the Wolverhampton system also went on to be described as being "one of the most extensive trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom".
The trolleybus stop was hit by two shells, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine said on Thursday.
The Reuters cameraman said he saw six bodies on the ground near, and inside, a trolleybus in a southern district of the city.
Afterward, Putin placed a bouquet on the pile of flowers, balloons and other commemorative items that has risen at the site of the trolleybus bombing, and then visited a hospital where some of the wounded are being treated.
The blast that targeted the trolleybus led to the death of 10 persons and wounded 12 others, the Russian Television reported.
Maksim Akhmetov, a Russian TV reporter who was at the scene of the blast, said the trolleybus was packed with people going to work in the morning rush hour, the report said.
She was badly hurt, bleeding, obviously very shocked and probably helped to her feet - but that is as far as concern over her fate went and, surprisingly, because back in 1960 a trolleybus driver (or even a tram driver, for that matter), did not have to report an accident where a member of the public was involved or even stop after one.
ADPnews) - Apr 19, 2010 - Czech electric locomotive, tramcar and trolleybus maker Skoda Transportation last week delivered its first tramcar to the Public Transport Company of Latvia's capital Riga.
Sofia city hall said on October 12 that it would sign an 18 million euro loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to upgrade the city's trolleybus park.
Anyway, not known about Shanghai is that it has the oldest electric trolleybus system (started November 15, 1914) in the world.
IN today's environmentally-friendly times, many towns and cities may have cause to regret scrapping their trolleybus systems with indecent haste.
Apart from their lack of pollution at the roadside, the conventional trolleybus offers nothing more than the normal diesel bus.