people mover


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people mover

n.
A means of mass transit, such as a moving sidewalk or a monorail, used to transport people, usually along a fixed route.

people mover

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) any of various automated forms of transport for large numbers of passengers over short distances, such as a moving pavement, driverless cars, etc
2. another name for multipurpose vehicle

peo′ple mov`er


n.
any of various forms of mass transit for fixed routes, as moving sidewalks or automated driverless vehicles.
[1965–70]
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On a recent journey to Gatwick Airport in a large people mover with just six people on board, the luggage had to be piled so high it was impossible to see through the rear mirror and I had to settle for a van-like journey using just the two outside mirrors.
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Other Airport expansion projects include a new bi-directional automated people mover system that will provide 30-minute connection times and airfield improvements, including an eighth runway.
Mercedes-Benz, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI)(FWB:DAI), has now produced one million units of its compact B-Class people mover.
Based on Chevrolet's Cruze saloon, the people mover will be available with a choice of three engines - a 1.8 litre, 141bhp petrol and two diesels - developing either 131 or 163bhp.