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A prefabricated assembly of standard lengths of busbars rigidly supported by solid insulation and enclosed in a sheet-metal housing.


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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IEA head Dr Richard Wellings said: "You might find better services if these were converted to busways.
Busways also referred to as Busbar Trunking System (BTS), which stands out for their ease of installation, flexibility, reusability and number of possible connection points.
The Busways offer numerous advantages for a workplace aiming at trouble free and long service life.
I love (riding the bus) because it relieves me of stress of driving downtown, and I don't have to worry about parking,'' said Jeanne Polak-Recht, a retired educator who's able to transfer from the busway to the Red Line subway for a trip over the hill.
A partially exclusive busway system from Kapolei, through downtown Honolulu and the Waikiki Beach area and the University of Hawaii, argues Honolulu City Councilman Duke Bainum, can be up and running, reducing traffic migraines, much faster than rail.
We wish to make it clear that this photograph was used for illustration purposes only and was not intended to suggest that the text of the article referred to London United Busways Limited.
Guided busways are concrete tracks which can be used only by buses fitted with steering sensors.
BEFORE the San Fernando Valley's Orange Line busway opened to great fanfare a year ago today, a lot of predictions were made about how it would fare.
Spurred by rising gas prices and a surprisingly strong appetite for public transit, thousands more passengers than anticipated are boarding the 14-mile, $330 million busway each day.
At $300 million per mile, one mile of subway could pay for nearly the entire 14-mile Metro Orange Line busway that opened last fall in the Valley.
Orange Line advocates said the popularity of the Orange Line shows that busways - which can be built cheaper and faster than light-rail systems - offer an attractive strategy for bolstering mass transit in Los Angeles.