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This is Public Transportati0n at its best!

by RL Policar
Human Powered Bus!

A Human Powered Bus seen in Eindhoven, the Netherlands…
The “bus” takes 32 pedallers, a driver and a guide. It is constructed on a truck chassis, weighs 2500 kg and uses 80 meters of bike chain…

The contraption has been used to bring technology students from Eindhoven University of Technology to a brewery and back…

Data:
Chassis: DAF 95 truck chassis.

Measures: 11,30m * 2,5m.

Means of propelling: 32 pedal devices, 80 meters of chain, > 100 chainwheels.

Expected torque: 2000 Nm towards the brewery in Lieshout, 800 Nm at the return trip.

Travelling speed: 20 km/h.

Gearbox: Scania, 10 forward, 2 reverse.

Empty weight: 2,5 metric tons.
Site (in Dutch) of the builders and operators of the human powered bus, student organization W.S.V. Simon Stevin. Follow link “stunt” to go to the page presenting the HPbus.

See more about this bus HERE.

 
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