Posted by Tim Jackson on December 8, 2008, 10:32 pm
Neon John wrote:
Yeah, these were nothing like that. And I wouldn't mistake a steam
engine for a flywheel. I remember thinking about the level-ground
problem at the time and wondering what happened if one derailed. (Like
a washing machine with a heavy coat in it I imagined.) I also remember
the story was accompanied by a B&W photo. They looked rather like
little diesel shunters, fully enclosed and rectangular, and I think
forward control. I wish I could remember where I read it, but it was
Posted by The Natural Philosopher on December 9, 2008, 11:41 am
Derek Geldard wrote:
Next years F1 cars are using a system of this sort I think.
Posted by Alang on December 7, 2008, 6:19 pm
Posted by Steve Firth on December 8, 2008, 5:03 pm
Double deckers buses featuring flywheels were manufactured in the 1930s.
They featured in the "Modern Wonder" magazine.
Posted by Alang on December 8, 2008, 5:47 pm
On Mon, 8 Dec 2008 17:03:29 +0000, %firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Firth)
Always thought it was the Swiss. They were the only ones I ever heard
of actually running a service.
Any links to the British buses on line?