A-Z of British Trolleybuses by Stephen Lockwood

By Stephen Lockwood

within the final century, the trolleybus built right into a winning 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 motor vehicle whose acceleration from relaxation was once a long way improved to that of any motorbus. extra to this it used to be 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 hardly ever any of those has tackled the topic from the car brands' attitude, as an alternative targeting 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 automobiles all through their lifestyles. It comprises an alphabetical directory of the entire brands, detailing corporation historical past and trolleybus kinds produced together with creation totals. A moment alphabetical company-by-company directory supplies complete information of each trolleybus equipped for British use, together with facts similar to chassis quantity and any next major adjustments. so far as attainable it's all offered in a non-technical manner. this whole advisor to the kinds of British trolleybuses produced, what number and their operational historical past is beautifully illustrated with over three hundred images, many in colour.

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