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Water bus

Pic Sep 2011.
In connection with picture #25619, even this one, climbing out of the Danube at Budapest, has windows!

[Is it a Ford? - Steven]
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Picture added on 10 October 2011 at 12:07
Comments:
I don't think they will ever appear on the Scrabster to Stromness route, but I did see a bit about one doing trials on the Renfrew to Yoker crossing since the ferry ceased that crossing... never heard if it was a sucsess, or ever was used.
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 10 October 2011
See the one I mentioned on utube..Renfrew Ferry Waterbus Trial...


Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 10 October 2011
In neither sense Steven. The vehicle is an Amphicoach, said to be the brainchild of Scotsman George Smith but apparently built by a consortium of European companies. Budapest tourist literature claims the one pictured here is the only one in daily use in the world at present. A trip around the city on land and water costs about £16.
Added by Ian Hourston on 10 October 2011
I doubt very much if its a Ford , you're lucky to get them to start on a rainy day.

[ To be fair, my Focus is the best starting car I've ever owned, and I've owned loads of cars. Well, 3. - Steven]
Added by John on 10 October 2011
The Liverpool Duck


Added by Alan on 10 October 2011
201 AD, in the reign of Roman Emperor Septimius Severus, was a bad one for floods. The vehicle in Jimmy Hamilton's picture must have come in handy.
Anonymous comment added on 11 October 2011
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