trolley pole


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trolley pole

- The pole sticking up from a bumper car.
See also related terms for pole.
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These elderly interlopers were still fitted with trolley poles instead of bow collectors and it meant that at certain junctions it was necessary to stop the tram and for the conductor to transfer the trolley pole to a separate wire.
Conductors also had to remember to attend to the trolley pole at the terminus, as forgetting to do so was disastrous with the pole colliding with oncoming trams in an electric flash that would sever the wire and bring the service to a sudden halt.
Going back into town the photo of two buses waiting in the rain to set off up Trinity Street reminded of rainy winter rush hours and the trolley pole across the entrance signifying a full bus!
The lines with stone setts, along with a Victorian street light, an electricity cabinet and a trolley pole, are due to be set up outside the How Bizarre furniture shop on Bridge Street this month.
the aim is to install new public lighting poles, construction work necessary for the renewal of light places in the places of public lighting and trolley poles as well as work necessary for the replacement of poles in the state of emergency in the capital city of bratislava.
These lamp posts or trolley poles installed in the 1930s are an eyesore and have been for many years.
The system uses a laser-controlled moving arm, which connects to an overhead receptacle for charging at bus shelters, instead of the usual trolley poles to overhead lines.