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double-decker

1. n. a two-level bus. Some double-deckers don’t have tops.
2. n. a sandwich of two layers. He put away a giant double-decker and a glass of milk.
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recreational tour of Lahore through double-decker buses and see historical places of the Walled City, he added.
Many believed that a pure electric double-decker bus would not be possible due to the size of the battery packs required to power it," said Mayor Johnson.
But in a city where summer temperatures can sneak over 50 degrees Celsius, the air-conditioned double-deckers offer an alternative to a taxi ride squeezed in with other passengers or one of the fleet of competing minibuses.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched its first double-decker bus service on the Dubai-Sharjah route with the introduction of three 81-seater buses.
The seven new double-deckers provided by Cardiff Bus feature music videos on built-in television screens, to give the children something to focus on during the routine journey.
Now we get cast-offs from the Newcastle area, where twice in the last couple of years they have received new fleets of low floor double-deckers.
Britain's first single crew, double-deckers (with drivers collecting fares), were introduced by Wallasey Corporation, as long ago as 1958, following the launch of the revolutionary rear-engined Leyland Atlantean bus.
Stagecoach's entire order for all four companies added up to 13 single-deckers, 160 double-deckers, 165 midi-buses, 95 minibuses and 31 coaches.
On 9 December, the very last of the red double-deckers to be designed and built in London, by and for Londoners, plied its final journey over Westminster Bridge and into history.
Stuart was on the top deck when the bus crashed and the report called for double-deckers to be phased out.
As I sat in their cozy living room, I began to notice something a bit different about their double-deckers .
To celebrate the anniversary, Royal Mail is issuing five new 1st Class stamps which, altogether, show no fewer than 16 historic double-deckers, most of them preserved for posterity in various transport museums around the country, including the Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport.
The change will have no effect on the open-topped double-deckers that haul tourists around the city.
In 2006 Emirates will receive the first of 45 A380 double-deckers it has on order, and over the next decade expects to more than double its fleet size to 125 aircraft by 2012.
Finally, the residents of Skopje will be driven in new and modern buses after we have procured 16 mini-buses, 80 low-floor ones and 200 double-deckers bringing back Skopje's old flair with a style reminiscent of the mid 20th century," Janakieski noted.