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  • Glasgow's Dutch-built "amfibus" resumed testing today after being grounded for an unnecessarily deployed airbag.


  • The "amfibus" will undergo a two-day test and demonstration between Renfrew and Yoker.

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  • The "amfibus" was grounded less than an hour after taking to the River Clyde on Monday when an airbag popped out from part of the suspension.

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  • Proposed as a replacement for a ferry service that's set to close down next month, the "amfibus" is designed to deliver passengers across the Clyde with minimal transition time between its regular coach mode and jet-powered water crossing mode.

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  • Trials of the 'amfibus' on the River Clyde had to be abandoned because of a technical problem.

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  • Trials of the "amfibus" on the River Clyde had to be abandoned because of a technical problem.

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  • Public transport takes on a new twist in Scotland today where Stagecoach are to demonstrate the 'amfibus', a public conveyance that can operate in water and on roads.

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  • The "amfibus" did several journeys back and forth across the River Clyde between Renfrew and Yoker on its third day of tests.


  • The nine-knot average speed attained by the Dutch "amfibus" being tested by Scottish bus behemoth Stagecoach on the Clyde is equal to that of a London bus on land.

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  • The "amfibus", which can travel by both water and road, will be put on a two-day trial between Renfrew and Yoker on Monday.



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  • "A bus that can travel on roads and water is to be trialled on the River Clyde next week.

    The £700,000 Dutch-made amfibus will be tested on the water between Renfrew and Yoker on Monday.

    Operator Stagecoach said it could eventually replace the existing ferry service on the route which is to be scrapped from March due to costs."

    - Amphibious bus could replace Clyde ferry service,, 4 Feb 2010.

    February 12, 2010