Duo buses in Esslingen: testing in workaday use

  • Date
    1 June 1979
  • Description
    Five Mercedes-Benz duo buses based on the O 305 begin a testing programme in regular service in the town of Esslingen. Two of these test vehicles are designed for combined battery/overhead-cable use, the three others – including an articulated pusher bus based on the O 305 G – for diesel/overhead-cable operation.
Mercedes-Benz duo bus (combined battery/overhead-cable operation) based on the O 305,
Testing in regular-service operation in Esslingen am Neckar,
Mercedes-Benzb O 305 duo bus