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What the Hell is This??


Nabinut

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Self propelled trackless streetcar/trolly. They are quite popular for charter events such as weddings and other social events.

 

Some of these have current collection equipment, but none that i've ever seen in person.

 

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That is a bus plain and simple. I'm sorry but that is not a trolley by any strech of the word, and I should know as I have spent some time working on real trolleys up in CT. I do have to say that this one is alot bigger then the ones NYU has in the city and the Prospect Park "trolley".

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I understand this may have been constructed from an MCI 3 axle bus, however i jus wanted to make it clear that trackless trollies can vary between less "trolly" and more bus, and very trolly-esque and not at all looking like a bus. :cool: ;)

 

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Found this thing...in Baltimore today. It's owned by one of the local charter outfits:

MTA5567.jpg

 

I think it's the same one that used to run in Montreal by Autobus Connaisseur. They had some Orion Is that rebuilt to look like old trams too.

 

http://busfanplace.com/view.php?pict=conntram.jpg

http://busfanplace.com/view.php?pict=conntram108.jpg

http://busfanplace.com/view.php?pict=conntram2.jpg

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