A-Z of British Trolleybuses by Stephen Lockwood

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's always defined as being half tram and half motorbus. The trolleybus was once a quick car whose acceleration from relaxation used to be a ways better to that of any motorbus. additional to this it used to be quiet and fume-free, and fed on home-produced electrical energy generated utilizing coal. over the past two decades, there were many books approximately trolleybuses released, yet hardly ever any of those has tackled the topic from the automobile brands' perspective, in its place focusing on person trolleybus structures. This quantity is, for that reason, a precis of the British trolleybus, describing every one producer and its items, after which displaying what occurred to those cars all through their existence. 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 offers complete information of each trolleybus outfitted for British use, together with facts equivalent to chassis quantity and any next major alterations. so far as attainable it's all offered in a non-technical method. this whole consultant to the kinds of British trolleybuses produced, what number and their operational background is fantastically illustrated with over three hundred images, many in colour.

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