Someone got a bus and turned it into a train!
Someone got a tramway and turned it into a busway.Someone got a bus and turned it into a train!
Ironically enough, I've probabally ridden that thing! (The registration number looks very familiar.)
Must admit that I couldn't ever see the point of those things. If they'd have been standard road buses capable of also running along railway or tram lines, then I would understand...Maybe it was an early BR "rail link" initiative? :happy8:Someone got a bus and turned it into a train!
http://www.the-siding.co.uk/others/pages/railbus.htm (Photo courtesy of Dad...)
Can't see where that was taken, but they've been doing something like that in the Vehrkersverbund Rein Rhur area for years. I've actually ridden one of their buses for the whole route out of curiosity, and the switchover from diesel to catenery power and vice versa is pretty much flawless: One engine off, the other on...Simple!Someone got a tramway and turned it into a busway.