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A bus that can travel on roads and water is to be trialled on the River Clyde next week. .The £700,000 Dutch-made "amfibus" will be tested on the water between Renfrew and Yoke. Operator Stagecoach said it could eventually replace the existing ferry service on the route which is to be scrapped from March due to costs. The vehicle runs like a normal coach on the road but when in water uses a hull to float and is powered by twin jets. .Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) which operates the 500-year-old Renfrew to Yoker ferry service voted to withdraw it last month as part of wider moves to save £2.5m from next year's budget.. .Picture  4 February  2010: Universal News and Sport (Scotland).All pictures must be credited to  www.universalnewsandsport.com.(0ffice) 0844 884 51 22.
A bus that can travel on roads and water is to be trialled on the River Clyde next week. .The £700,000 Dutch-made "amfibus" will be tested on the water between Renfrew and Yoke. Operator Stagecoach said it could eventually replace the existing ferry service on the route which is to be scrapped from March due to costs. The vehicle runs like a normal coach on the road but when in water uses a hull to float and is powered by twin jets. .Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)...
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