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By Stephen Lockwood

within the final century, the trolleybus built 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 a ways better to that of any motorbus. additional to this it was once quiet and fume-free, and ate up 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 motor vehicle brands' perspective, as a substitute targeting person trolleybus platforms. This quantity is, hence, 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 the entire brands, detailing corporation historical past and trolleybus forms produced together with creation totals. A moment alphabetical company-by-company directory provides complete information of each trolleybus outfitted for British use, together with info similar to chassis quantity and any next major adjustments. so far as attainable it's all offered in a non-technical method. this entire consultant to the categories of British trolleybuses produced, what number and their operational heritage is fantastically illustrated with over three hundred images, many in colour.

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