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PARTH OF THE MONTH | Bus 217

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2018-09-11

September

Aumentar PARTH OF THE MONTH | Bus 217
Bus n. º 217 began service in 1952 having been taken out of circulation in 1982. Representative of the first double deck buses used by the Carris Company it was recuperated according to its design when it began service.

The buses  began in the 1940s; together with the tram cars this phase continues to this day.

The bus service was officially inaugurated on 9 April 1944, with six vehicles, whose first service, even before the inauguration, was to reinforce the tram service for the Exhibition  of the Portuguese World in Belém.


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