An American school bus will drive kids to school in Štiavnické Bane

Tourists will also be allowed to use it and enjoy a bus ride like in the movies.


The Maximilian Hell Middle School is the first school in the world to teach falconry. Now, it is introducing a new mode of transportation, a classic yellow American school bus.

The bus was made in 1997 in the city of Detroit, but it was purchased in the Czech Republic, said school principal Pavel Michal, as reported by the MY Žiar regional newspaper.

The reason for the purchase was that pupils often commute to school by bus.

"We are cooperating with SAD Zvolen, a regional transport provider, that offers to drive kids from 5th to 9th grade," said Michal, as quoted by MY Žiar.

The school also wanted to introduce something new and original. The bus was made for the purpose of driving kids so it is equipped with what is needed and easy to operate.

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