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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The walk, a section of which will be along an unsurfaced and moderately steep path, will last between 90 minutes and two hours It starts from the Harold Wilson A trolleybus outside Woolworths on New Street, Huddersfield, in 1955 Statue in St George's Square at 7pm and costs PS3 per person but no booking is required.
In 2007, I decided to gather together all the information I had acquired about the trolleybus system and to write a book on the subject.
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.
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.
I have written before about the romance of the trolleybus, and received puzzled messages from readers who just did not get it.
At the moment, we have just one (modest) trolleybus proposal for Leeds in the pipeline awaiting confirmation, or otherwise, by our coalition government.
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.
The trolleybus may be as dead as a dodo in Wales, but cities and towns elsewhere in Europe are turning to electric buses to combat air pollution and rising oil costs.
Apart from their lack of pollution at the roadside, the conventional trolleybus offers nothing more than the normal diesel bus.
Four metro lines have been inaugurated since 1978 and the city now has the largest trolleybus network in France serving them.