This is the sort of populated area suited to trolleybuses. Trams for cities where there are large numbers of people.
On 1/01/2022 11:26 am, TP wrote:
> The present - a rather evocative photo of a 27Tr on Line 11, Pilsen - except that there's no "Line" on this stretch.
> Tony P
> On Saturday, 1 January 2022 at 11:15:22 UTC+11 TP wrote:
> An historical lineup in chronological order of sixty years of
> trolleybuses serving Pilsen, 1940-2020, in front of a municipal
> house and taken from the main railway station. The overhead wires
> in this historical city don't appear to be the problem that is
> made of them elsewhere. I don't recall noticing them except at
> junctions and crossings where they are rather untidy, but Pilsen
> is now buying in-motion charging trolleybuses that no longer need
> a complete array of wires and have considerable range off-wire.
> Over 14,000 trolleybuses have been manufactured at Škoda Pilsen
> and exported around the world, the second largest trolleybus
> manufacturer in the world after one in USSR, now defunct, so now
> the largest in Europe. On that note, the formerly largest
> trolleybus system in the world, in Moscow, has recently been
> closed and replaced by a fleet of battery-electric buses. We'll
> see how that goes. The performance metrics of a modern trolleybus
> are superior to those of a battery (or fuel cell) electric bus,
> notably in respect of virtual 24 hour availability and lower
> weight, hence greater passenger capacity and lower power
> consumption. The transport world is afflicted by an irrational
> madness today.
> Tony P
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