Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Electric buses, Fuel cell buses, Hybrid electric buses, Trolleybus, Alexander Dennis Enviro500, Mercedes-Benz Citaro, Capa vehicle, Gyrobus, Alexander Dennis Enviro200 Dart, Optare Solo, Alexander Dennis Enviro400, Hybrid buses in London, Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Star, The Big Green Bus, Toyota FCHV, Hino Blue Ribbon, Fuel Cell Bus Club, Hino S'elega, MAN Lion's City, Optare MetroRider, Fuel cell bus trial, Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority, Citibus, Whispering Wheel, Scania OmniLink, Volvo B5L, Nissan Diesel UA, Isuzu Cubic. Excerpt: A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram or trolley) is an electric bus that draws its electricity from overhead wires (generally suspended from roadside posts) using spring-loaded trolley poles. Two wires and poles are required to complete the electrical circuit. This differs from a tram or streetcar, which normally uses the track as the return part of the electrical path and therefore needs only one wire and one pole (or pantograph). They also are distinct from other kinds of electric buses, which usually rely on batteries. Currently, around 315 trolleybus systems are in operation, in cities and towns in 45 different countries. Altogether, more than 800 trolleybus systems have existed, but not more than about 405 concurrently. The qElektromote, q the world's first trolleybus, in Berlin, Germany, 1882 An MBTA (Boston) low-floor trolleybus near Harvard Square, Cambridge, USA. The qoffsideq door (on the left-hand side of the bus, despite the right-hand traffic) is peculiar to buses using the Harvard Square station in Cambridge Changjiang-Flxible CJWG110K trolleybus No.156 on the rainy streets of Hangzhou, ChinaThe trolleybus dates back to 29 April 1882, when Dr. Ernst Werner von Siemens ran his qElektromoteq in a Berlin...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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