10 thoughts on “Soviet Public Conveyances”

  1. Last pic, Ikarus 55.
    Our local public transportation company (Vértes Volán) has renewed one, it’s working fine, and is used as a nostalgia ride/special service (in films, etc).

    23th pic: ZIU-9/B trolleybus
    Some (~30-35) are still in use in Budapest.

  2. Yes Hungary makes very good busses. The busses we use in Los Angeles are NABI which was born from the Ikarasz company. If i remember correctly the bus shells are manufactured in Gyor Hungary. Hungary supplied busses for much of the Eastern Block.

  3. It’s a pity we don’t really have the tradition of keeping old buses running.
    Look at the buses in Malta – made in 1940s and still running, and a pleasure to ride in…


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