Gallery: Mercedes-Benz Bus Train Provides Cheap Public Transportation i...

 

We have covered a lot of bizarre hybrid vehicles here at Inhabitat, such as the VW Tank, however this ranks amongst the most intriguing and (for the local population) useful. While traveling in Boliva, travelers Mike Powell and Juergen Horn came across a unique piece of public transport – the Mercedes-Benz Bus-Train. The converted Mercedes-Benz bus has been adapted for rail travel and serves the population who don’t have their own vehicles.

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  1. jdub June 13, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    That smoke emission looks healthy.

  2. Chip Board June 13, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    It wouldn’t need any more powerful engine than standard.. railway grades/inclines are never as steep as roads can be..

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