Posts Tagged: Oddity



Sky-Riding Bus

They say truth is stranger than fiction, and this is certainly no exception:


This system was actually built.  It was designed so that it could propel itself along the support cables without need of a wheelhouse. It is easily one of the most bizarre cable contraptions I’ve ever encountered and I’ll admit to having scant details about where, when and how it occurred.

Anyone who has any more information on it, please send word this way.

(December 5, 2009: I recently discovered this. Apparently the system above is called the Aerobus.  I know virtually nothing about this technology and so can’t comment upon it. My first instinct says that the idea of a self-propelled cable transit system defeats the purpose of CPT, but who knows . . . )

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