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Old December 27th, 2008, 01:16 PM   #61
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Haha yes it is a bit contradictory... Buses throughout North America (some buses are just repulsively ugly...), namely:
  1. TransLink NextGen Buses & Trolleys - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  2. Viva BRTs - York, Ontario, Canada
  3. ETS NextGen Buses - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  4. TriMet's "New" Painting Scheme - Ontario, Oregon, USA

...are quite decent. For obvious reasons, I can't post the pictures here since none of them actually have Mercedes-Benz buses (*cries*)
Fair enough. I do like some of the designs of the US buses. They sound and feel heavy though.
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Old December 27th, 2008, 07:12 PM   #62
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Old December 27th, 2008, 10:25 PM   #63
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Old December 27th, 2008, 11:19 PM   #64
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Those Brasilian buses are quite good. May I ask how numberous those vehicles are?
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Old December 27th, 2008, 11:32 PM   #65
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Fillip, I live in São Paulo, which has the largest bus fleet in the world. I believe the Brazilian standard, our bus very good. Our bus manufacturer is very conceptualized bus of the world.




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Old December 27th, 2008, 11:46 PM   #66
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I quite like the MB São Paulo buses.

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Old December 27th, 2008, 11:49 PM   #67
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I mentioned about the style. The body character is far more "beautiful"
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Old December 28th, 2008, 12:09 AM   #68
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Some Citaro models run on hydrogen and I have seen these in London. These buses have a large exhaust funnel which belches out water vapour when the bus is moving
thats such great news, all busses should be hydrogen and do away with diesels as they are so dirty. i havent seen a hydrogen bus in london, can you please tell me which route they are used? thanks
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you should see the old minibuses that used to run in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Some can still be found on the streets of smaller cities throughout the country including my own town.



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i am familar wth that model of merc minibus also
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Old December 28th, 2008, 12:15 AM   #70
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Old December 28th, 2008, 12:30 AM   #72
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thats such great news, all busses should be hydrogen and do away with diesels as they are so dirty. i havent seen a hydrogen bus in london, can you please tell me which route they are used? thanks
I like trolleybuses. The Szeged transport company operates a Citaro trolleybus.
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yes trolley busses are cleaner (depending where the power is coming from), but dont think they will work in london due to the need of over head electric wires
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What´s the trouble with the overhead ? It was installed for Croydon tram, so it is possible to eventually install it for trolleybuses, I assume.

On the other hand, hybrid buses still have a polluting diesel engine.
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Old December 28th, 2008, 08:02 AM   #75
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Is the pink 55 bus in a museum ?
yes, the National Museum of Malaysia. The pink minibuses are notorious in recent Malaysian history. They were/are known as the poor mans BMW ... Bas Mini Wilayah (meaning [federal] territory mini bus.)

The yellow one still operates from KTM Komuter station Subang Jaya.

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