trackless trolley


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trackless trolley

n.
A trolley bus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trackless trolley - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wirestrackless trolley - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
autobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, passenger vehicle, omnibus, coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
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Unlike a cable car or a streetcar which is wedded for life to metal tracks laid in the pavement, the trackless trolley could move fourteen feet left or right from under its overhead wires.
Unique 33 year old transportation business that manufactures and operates trackless trolley buses for municipalities, resorts and communities.
As the rain increased, I hailed the Trackless Trolley.
Easier to verify is the fact that the nation's first trackless trolley served residents of Bungalow Land and guests at a 24-room canyon hotel until around 1918.
The multi-modal system provide bus, subway, elevated subway, regional rail, light rail, trackless trolley, and customized community transportation services to nearly four million people across the Philadelphia metropolitan region.
The MBTA is the oldest and fifth largest transit system in the United States, operating subway, trackless trolley, trolley, bus and commuter rail services throughout Eastern Massachusetts.
It has a vast network of fixed-route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail operations.