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Old 08-31-2012, 08:12 PM   #15
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I don't know about the States but in Vancouver and Edmonton they have the articulated city buses like that. I'm not sure of the length but they are long. They maneuver very well around tight corners.
Use to take one of those to school in Germany .. that, and a Double Decker
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I'd drive it in a heartbeat, would love to try it

slickest1 they do use articulated buses here in Seattle. When I first moved here one of these buses went over the side of a highway bridge and just dangled with half the bus on the bridge, and half off
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Old 09-01-2012, 04:12 PM   #17
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The various larger transit agencies in the Greater Seattle area all have 65' articulated rigs. Some (maybe the majority) are powered by the front section, with an underfloor engine driving the wheels just ahead of the hinge. There are quite a few others where the back section is like a conventional bus, but without a driver's station, which is at the very front.

They have displayed one unfortunate tendency, which is to allow the pusher to get to too tight an angle and jam things up.
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I've seen them....they also have city buses that "accordion" in the middle.
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Ive seen MDTs at 65' long. It was soooo long I couldnt even get a good picture of it.
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Still in service by cruise lines in Alaska, cool to look at and I can not think they would be much of a problem to drive with the articulation in the middle and the rear wheels steering in the opposite direction. All just my opinion.
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