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By Stephen Lockwood

within the final century, the trolleybus constructed right into a profitable supplier of public shipping in lots of cities and towns round Britain. it is usually defined as being half tram and half motorbus. The trolleybus used to be a quick car whose acceleration from leisure used to be some distance better to that of any motorbus. extra to this it was once quiet and fume-free, and fed on home-produced electrical energy generated utilizing coal. over the last two decades, there were many books approximately trolleybuses released, yet infrequently any of those has tackled the topic from the automobile brands' perspective, as a substitute targeting person trolleybus platforms. This quantity is, accordingly, a precis of the British trolleybus, describing each one producer and its items, after which exhibiting what occurred to those automobiles all through their lifestyles. It includes an alphabetical directory of all of the brands, detailing corporation historical past and trolleybus varieties produced together with construction totals. A moment alphabetical company-by-company directory supplies complete information of each trolleybus equipped for British use, together with info comparable to chassis quantity and any next major alterations. so far as attainable it's all awarded in a non-technical method. this entire advisor to the categories of British trolleybuses produced, what percentage and their operational historical past is beautifully illustrated with over three hundred photos, many in colour.

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