A-Z of British Trolleybuses

A-Z of British Trolleybuses
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In the last century, the trolleybus developed into a successful provider of public transport in many towns around Britain. Part streetcar, part bus, the trolleybus is unique in its speed and acceleration dwarf regular buses. Plus, it’s quiet and fume-free, and consumed home-produced electricity generated using coal.  

There have been books about trolleybuses in the last several years, but few of them have tackled the subject from the vehicle manufacturers' angle. A-Z of British Trolleybuses describes each manufacturer and their products, and shows what happened to these vehicles throughout their lives.

The author

Stephen Lockwood grew up in Huddersfield and, living near to a trolleybus terminus, he soon became fascinated by these vehicles.  This led to a lifetime's interest in the subject.  On leaving grammar school in 1967, he joined Bradford City Transport, which was still then operating trolleybuses.  Stephen is a member of the British Trolleybus Society, the National Trolleybus Association and  a committee member for the Omnibus Society’s Northern branch.

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Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781785002885
Illustrations: 260 color & 45 b-w photos
Size: 8.46 in x 11.02 in / 214.88 mm x 279.91 mm
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