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Good luck running the SF ones without an operator. It's easier to do when you don't have cars around, and the worst you have to deal with are dogs. Or, more precisely, their leashes - the doors have signs on them warning you not to trip over dog leashes when getting on or off.....
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Aug 4th, 2012 at 02:21:06 PM EST
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Running the SF ones without an operator would not be an improvement, though it would be 'newer'.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 4th, 2012 at 04:17:35 PM EST
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It wouldn't be as much fun either, because without an operator they couldn't have their famous bell ringing contest.
by sgr2 on Sat Aug 4th, 2012 at 04:43:04 PM EST
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Also you wouldn't be able to see the panic-stricken expression of the driver as he manipulates the antique controls while tourists walk right in front of the car.
by asdf on Mon Aug 6th, 2012 at 03:26:57 PM EST
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