Re: double articulated bus legal in US?
Author: synonymouse
Date: 01-12-2018 - 10:26

I took a look at the Wikipedia article on Seattle trolley buses but could not see much about the electrical systems on their most recent articulateds. It would seem that powering 2 axles would help with their jack-knifing problem. I dunno if they use artics on the hilly routes; SF always had problems with that - lack of adequate hill-climbing power and real rough on those articulation joints on steep hill to flat to steep hill intersections.

Curious that Seattle apparently never bought any postwar GE-equipped Marmon Herringtons, which did very well in San Francisco and Columbus, etc. AFAIK that SF 700 series got sold off to Guadalajara.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  double articulated bus legal in US? synonymouse 01-11-2018 - 11:01
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Goober 01-11-2018 - 12:11
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Al Stangenberger 01-11-2018 - 12:39
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? synonymouse 01-11-2018 - 12:43
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Peter 01-11-2018 - 13:32
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? usmc1401 01-11-2018 - 12:27
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Jon 01-11-2018 - 14:59
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Commenter 01-11-2018 - 16:11
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? synonymouse 01-11-2018 - 17:54
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Max Wyss 01-11-2018 - 19:07
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? George Andrews 01-11-2018 - 19:40
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? Pittsburgh foamer 01-12-2018 - 05:30
  Re: double articulated bus legal in US? synonymouse 01-12-2018 - 10:26


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