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Integrated transport system

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Ocean Beach Amusement Park, South Shields

Road train

Found this one behind the Ocean Beach Amusement Park on the promenade in South Shields. It certainly looks as though it’s the ideal transport for a sunny day when you need to get anywhere between the covered promenade and the pier!

Camera detail: Pentax K100D, 28 mm lens, 1/250 second, f8, iso 200


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Written by curly

April 17, 2009 at 12:01 am

Posted in Colour, Fun, Funfair, South Shields, Transport

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  1. That is so cute!

    With its length, it looks hard to navigate without tracks though.


    April 17, 2009 at 4:52 am

  2. Colorful ride. I’d take it!


    April 17, 2009 at 4:54 am

  3. They had similar at the Gateshead Garden Festival (1990)
    Brilliant way to get about MikeM


    April 17, 2009 at 5:06 pm

  4. Just read the other comments again and the steering is done by a system of links underneath which ensures that the trailers follow the exact line of the locomotive. dont know about reversing though. MikeM


    April 17, 2009 at 5:10 pm

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