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Amphibious bus with 40 passengers capacity makes a trial cruise in Lake Suwa

An amphibious bus with a capacity of 40 passengers made a trial cruise on Lake Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan on Nov. 17. Suwa city and the city tourist association look into the commercial feasibility of the service as a tourist attraction. The trial run proved very popular as the city offered free rides to 240 people and received applications from 1,800.


The amphibious bus with a capacity of 40 passengers has a maximum land speed of 120 kilometers per hour and a maximum speed of 15 kph on water.