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busway

[′bəs,wā]
(electricity)
A prefabricated assembly of standard lengths of busbars rigidly supported by solid insulation and enclosed in a sheet-metal housing.

bus

1. A busbar.
2. A heavy, rigid electrical conductor that serves as a common connection between the source of electric power and the load circuits.

bus duct, busway

A prefabricated conduit which is used to enclose and protect bus running through it.
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Designed to meet the growing power distribution needs of data centers, the new STARLINE B800 Track Busway gives managers of data centers and mission-critical facilities yet another choice for flexible power distribution.
The busway will be a guided section of road that forms part of the new MetroBus route from Ashton Vale to Temple Meads station and the city centre.
So for how long would one diesel busway linking our three South Wales cities, together nearly three times the size of Nantes, and none having any tram lines, be able to cope with the likely passenger demand?
This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Busway / Bus Duct market with a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is seeking bids from qualified bidders to provide Pacheco Pumping Plant (PPP) Outdoor Busway Replacement Maintenance Project.
Even though the environmental impact reports are being prepared for the widening of Canoga Avenue as the busway is extended into Chatsworth, it could be six more years before it becomes a reality.
The nearby San Fernando Valley gets its own busway this fall.
If you took a guided busway that linked Newport, Cardiff and Swansea, that would be a reasonably cheap option.
Walkers, cyclists and horse riders will be capable to use a path along the entire length of the busway.
The nation's first busway debuted in the Los Angeles area back in 1974, when the El Monte busway zoomed past lines of bumper-to-bumper traffic on the San Bernadino Freeway.
The eastern terminus of the busway will be the Metro Red Line subway's North Hollywood Station, which will create a convenient transfer point for both bus and rail passengers.
The popularity of the ``train on rubber wheels'' and its comparatively low cost have spurred Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials to consider extending the Orange Line route northward from Woodland Hills to Chatsworth and to replicate the busway in other parts of Los Angeles.