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Encyclopedia > Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap
An HSD bus.
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An HSD bus.

Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap (HSD), founded in 1880, is one of Norway's largest privately held public transportation providers. Its bus operation HSD Buss AS was founded in 1999, and services 15 million passengers annually in large parts of western Norway, predominately in Hordaland. It also has a ferry service, HSD Sjø AS, transporting passengers along the west coast of Norway. The fleet consists of 31 ferries and 10 catamarans as of 2006. 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... An early motorized bus - a Benz truck modified by Netphener company (1895) A bus is a large automobile intended to carry numerous persons in addition to the driver and sometimes a conductor. ... Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. ... The Pride of Rotterdam, One of the P&O Ferriess Flagships operating the Hull-Rotterdam Route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on scheduled services. ... It has been suggested that Catamaran History be merged into this article or section. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • HSD website (Norwegian)

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