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Trolleybuses (Qbddhpbpet)

Definition
Electric buses propelled by an electric motor that draws power through a trolley from an overhead electric conductor (trolley wire); the power-collection apparatus (trolley pole) is designed to allow the bus to maneuver in mixed traffic over several lanes and pick up passengers at the street curb. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Trolley buses
Broader Term
Electric buses (Qbddhpbpe)
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