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Monday, October 24, 2016

The Chinese conducted a successful test of gantry bus

In China completed test trials of the so-called gantry or overhead bus TEB-1. Its design allows other cars to pass under it, even given the fact that the bus at this point is moving too.

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The first test of the bus took place in the city of Qinhuangdao in Hebei province, Xinhua news Agency reported.

It is designed so that the movement occurs due to the two supports, which on the tracks we have laid a special track. The dimensions of the bus allow you to drive underneath cars on two lanes, so it will create traffic jams.

Bus length is 22 meters, width — 7.8 m, height — 4.8 meters. One bus can carry up to 300 passengers.

At the end of June Volgograd bus plant announced the beginning of testing of the first Russian unmanned bus. The first model is already being tested in SKOLKOVO, with the majority of parts and components of a bus manufactured on the territory of Russia, marks “MK-Volgograd”.

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