For example, the real weekly wages of union railroad engineers have declined 11.7% (Talley and Schwarz-Miller, 1998); the real hourly wages of union and nonunion for-hire truck carrier drivers have declined 23% and 10% (Hirsch and Macpherson, 1998); and the real hourly wages of both union and nonunion for-hire motor bus
carrier drivers have declined 17% (Schwarz-Miller and Talley, 1994).
Almost everyone, however, could afford to travel by motor bus
in towns lacking their own electric tramways or on routes which ran on from tramway termini.
TV channels broadcast footage of rescuers cutting open the roof of the bus, operated by the Kowloon Motor Bus
Company, and bodies of passengers laid out on the ground, covered in white sheets.
For a time, steam-powered buses trundled around the bumpy roads of England, but it was mainly the horse-drawn variety that were in use until the early 20th Century saw the dawn of the motor bus
as we know it.
Zelle Records, Jefferson Company, Minneapolis MN); Hibbing Daily Tribune (Minnesota), 1921-23; Minneapolis Daily Journal Press, 2 May, 28 July 1923; Travel by Bus (Minnesota Motor Bus
Association's schedules, which also include articles and images), 1924-26; Jefferson Highway Transportation Company, Local Schedule, effective 15 October 1925; St Louis Globe Democrat, 8 and 20 August 1928).
Too young to serve in '17, the motor bus
industry is now a powerful and willing defense force.
Beginning this year, BASF's DPX Max filter will be installed on vehicles from Hong Kong's four major transit bus operators--Kowloon Motor Bus
It was impractical to connect them by tramline, but the advent of the petrol-driven motor bus
, capable of negotiating the country roads of the outer city, offered that opportunity.
Ballymena-based Wrightbus will be supplying 50 new generation double-decker buses to the Kowloon Motor Bus
Company, one of the biggest bus operators in the world.
The Crosville Motor Company was founded in 1906, and five years after the Company's inception, the motor bus
operation began with the first route operating between Chester and Ellesmere Port.
By 1925 there where five motor bus
services running to Branch End, Belsay, Gosforth, Hexham, and Seaton Sluice.