Tour bus service

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– Information:
– Double-decker and open top buses offer good views.
– Large coaches are used by tour operators and intercity lines.
– Tour buses in North America originated from converted trucks.
– Gray Line, the largest operator, started in 1910.
– Sleeper buses are commonly used by musicians and bands.

– Common features:
– Front-facing seats are often padded and reclining.
– Entertainment provided through TV monitors.
– Lavatory facilities are available on newer buses.
– Amenities like water dispenser, refrigerator, and hot water urn.
– Accessibility features include wheelchair lifts and kneeling suspension.

– Tour coach manufacturers:
– Motor Coach Industries.
– Volvo Buses.
– Prevost Car.
– Mercedes-Benz buses.

– See also:
– Buses portal.
– Brendan Sheerin.
– Customised buses.
– Tourist trolley.
– Intercity bus service.

– References:
– Wikimedia Commons for tour buses media.
– Article on John Mack’s contributions to modern America.
– Information on bus toilets.
– Features showcased by Prevost.
– Stubs on tourism-related and bus transport articles.

Tour bus service (Wikipedia)

A tour bus service is an escorted tour (sometimes a package holiday) or bus service that takes visitors sightseeing, with routes around tourist attractions.

Early tour bus in Salt Lake City, 1909
A colourful tour bus at Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Tourists taking photos from a ParisCityVision open-topped tour bus in Paris.
Salvador Bahia Bus in Santo Antonio da Barra Lighthouse, in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
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