Trolley Buses Around the World: A Photo Gallery by William LukeTrolley Buses Around the World: A Photo Gallery by William Luke

Trolley Buses Around the World: A Photo Gallery

byWilliam Luke, Linda Metler

Paperback | November 9, 2006

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For more than a century trolley buses have been providing transportation in towns and cities throughout the world. The trolley bus offered several advantages over other vehicles, primarily quiet operation, quick acceleration from a standing start, hill-climbing ability and a long life span. During the 1950s and 1960s, many trolley bus systems were abandoned. The oil crisis of the 1970s marked a turning point, and the number of trolley bus systems in the world has risen steadily since. Take a trip around the world to see the various styles and systems of trolley buses. This Photo Gallery includes many past and present trolley bus systems from North & South America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Africa. You'll learn the differences in equipment built over time, who the main manufacturers of Trolley Buses were in these countries and much more.
William Luke has had a life-long interest in buses. From driving buses and managing a bus company in his early years, Luke founded Bus Ride magazine (one of the premier trade journals of the bus industry) and also founded Buses International Association with members in 22 countries around the world. Now inducted into the American Publ...
Title:Trolley Buses Around the World: A Photo GalleryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:November 9, 2006Publisher:Enthusiast BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1583881751

ISBN - 13:9781583881750


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Date published: 2010-05-13