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Old September 28th, 2005, 05:25 AM   #1
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MISC | All about Mini-Buses

Not much mini size public bus is still operated in modern cities

Does anyone still be running that beside you nowadays?

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Old September 28th, 2005, 07:20 AM   #2
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Tons of minibuses in Jakarta. And the drivers of them are the worst! They cut you off, compete for passengers, stop in the middle of the road to pick and drop off passengers...ough!


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Old September 28th, 2005, 12:30 PM   #3
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In Barcelona there are lines with minibuses


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Old September 28th, 2005, 02:12 PM   #4
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In Barcelona there are lines with minibuses

And also midibuses and micro buses.
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Old September 28th, 2005, 03:05 PM   #5
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Perths CAT (Central Area Transit) Buses

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Old September 28th, 2005, 03:09 PM   #6
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Mini Buses in Amsterdam, NL

In Amsterdam, some mini buses operate line 30, which connects Zunderdorp, Ransdorp, Holysloot and Durgerdam, some typical and small villages in the green 'Waterland' area, with the northern part of Amsterdam.





(pictures linked from www.amsterdamsetram.nl)

And here some of its predecessors:

The 1985 type:



The 1966 type:



(pictures linked from www.museumbus-amsterdam.nl)
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Septa has small buses that run on routes in the suburbs with a low amont of riders:

Septa Champion Defender bus

http://groups.msn.com/Philadelphiatr...o&PhotoID=7945



Septa Eldorado bus (with champion defender in front)

http://groups.msn.com/Philadelphiatr...o&PhotoID=7969

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This is special Aid mini-bus

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Old September 29th, 2005, 08:33 AM   #9
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In Amsterdam, some mini buses operate line 30, which connects Zunderdorp, Ransdorp, Holysloot and Durgerdam, some typical and small villages in the green 'Waterland' area, with the northern part of Amsterdam.


Is this running by electricity and look so cute
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Old September 29th, 2005, 08:36 AM   #10
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Tons of minibuses in Jakarta. And the drivers of them are the worst! They cut you off, compete for passengers, stop in the middle of the road to pick and drop off passengers...ough!


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Free shuttle bus for connecting with Mass Transit

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Hong Kong has hundreds of minibuses as well as huge double deckers, trams, ferries, hydrofoils, subway, trains, taxies.....
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Old September 29th, 2005, 09:34 AM   #13
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Hong Kong has hundreds of minibuses as well as huge double deckers, trams, ferries, hydrofoils, subway, trains, taxies.....
Are U talking about to 16 seated Light Bus ??
If so, it's not assume to as Public bus
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Old September 29th, 2005, 10:14 AM   #14
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@ Isan: No, all Amsterdam buses are diesel powered (with the exception of three experimental fuel cell-prototypes, part of a worldwide fuel cell programme), and so are these small buses.
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Old September 29th, 2005, 10:56 AM   #15
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Zürich has minibusses:


The are painted blue/white normally.
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Old September 29th, 2005, 01:16 PM   #16
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Rome has 55 mini electric buses, they are used on a few lines in the historical center to limit airpollution :







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Old September 30th, 2005, 12:56 AM   #17
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Rome has 55 mini electric buses, they are used on a few lines in the historical center to limit airpollution :
Great & impressive indeed

Can't to find out those in Asian operated
maybe some @ Japan ????? not surly
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Old September 30th, 2005, 03:00 AM   #18
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These minibuses are used for a special service, called Radiobus
RADIOBUS is a new service representing an intermediate position between the "traditional" public transport and the taxicab. The "bus on request" service picks you up and takes you where you want within the area served, without letting you wait. It is accessible only on request.

http://www.atm-mi.it/eng/oraper/fradiobus.htm





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Old September 30th, 2005, 04:06 AM   #19
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MINIBUSES IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN


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Old September 30th, 2005, 12:42 PM   #20
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in madrid there 's a few electric microbuses

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