List of trolleybus systems


List of trolleybus systems

This is a list of cities where trolleybuses operate, or operated in the past, as part of the public transport system. The original list has been divided to improve user-friendliness and to reduce article size. Separate lists have been made for:

*Europe
**France
**Germany
**Italy
**Russia
**Spain
**Switzerland
**Ukraine
**United Kingdom
*North America
**Canada
**United States
*South America
**Brazil

This page also provides references and links for all parts of the list.

=Africa=

flagicon|Algeria Algeria

Note: Rus Afro Trolleybus Company, backed by Ethiopian and Russian investors, announced in January 2008 that it would "shortly" begin trial operation with two vehicles imported from Russia. The company is building a trolleybus assembly factory at Debremarkos [http://www.ena.gov.et/EnglishNews/2008/Jan/10Jan08/47542.htm] .

flagicon|Morocco Morocco

=Asia=

flagicon|Afghanistan Afghanistan

flagicon|People's Republic of China China

flagicon|Iran Iran


=flagicon|North Korea Korea North=

flagicon|Mongolia Mongolia

flagicon|Philippines Philippines

flagicon|Tajikistan Tajikistan

flagicon|Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Goods (freight) line (trolleytruck):

flag|Brussels

flagicon|Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina

flagicon|Czech Republic Czech Republic

flagicon|Finland Finland

flagicon|Italy Italy

flagicon|Latvia Latvia

flag|The Netherlands

"flag|Gelderland"

*Note for Rotterdam: Trolleybus overhead installed in the Maas tunnel in 1941, on instructions from German military authorities. Not used.

flagicon|Norway Norway

flagicon|Romania Romania

flagicon|Slovenia Slovenia

flagicon|Queensland Queensland

flagicon|Western Australia Western Australia

=North America=

flagicon|Canada Canada

flagicon|Cuba Cuba

flag|Brazil


=flagicon|Chile Chile (by "Región" )=


=V Valparaíso=

flagicon|Ecuador Ecuador

flagicon|Uruguay Uruguay

flagicon|Venezuela Venezuela

ee also

*List of light-rail transit systems
*List of town tramway systems
*List of rapid transit systems

References

Books

*Clarke, Bradley H. 1970. "Trackless Trolleys of Boston, The" (no ISBN). Cambridge (MA), US: Boston Street Railway, Inc (Bulletin 18).
*Gregoris, Paolo. 2003. "Giro d'Italia in filobus" (ISBN 88-7785-193-7). Cortona: Editore Calosci.
*Jones, David. Australian Trolleybuses. Wellington: City Tramway Publications.
*Mackinger, Gunter. 1979. "Obus in Österreich" (ISBN 3-900134-62-6). ("Eisenbahn-Sammelheft Nr. 16.") Wien: Verlag Slezak.
*Millar, Sean. 1986. "Trolleybuses in New Zealand" (ISBN 0-908726-20-1). Auckland: Millar Publishing.
*Murray, Alan. 2001. "World Trolleybus Encyclopaedia" (ISBN 0-904235-18-1. Yateley, Hampshire, UK: Trolleybooks.
*Pabst, Martin. 1989. "Tram & Trolley in Africa" (ISBN 3-88490-152-4). Krefeld: Röhr Verlag GMBH.
*Peschkes, Robert. "World Gazetteer of Tram, Trolleybus, and Rapid Transit Systems."
**"Part One, Latin America" (ISBN 1-898319-02-2). 1980. Exeter, UK: Quail Map Company.
**"Part Two, Asia+USSR" / Africa / Australia (ISBN 0-948619-00-7). 1987. London: Rapid Transit Publications.
**"Part Three, Europe" (ISBN 0-948619-01-5). 1993. London: Rapid Transit Publications.
**"Part Four, North America" (ISBN 0-948619-06-6). 1998. London: Rapid Transit Publications.
*Sebree, Mac, and Paul Ward. 1974. "The Trolley Coach in North America" (Interurbans Special 59). (ASIN [http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/B0006CEBZC B0006CEBZC] ) Los Angeles: Interurbans.
*Stock, Werner. 1987. "Obus-Anlagen in Deutschland" (ISBN 3-926882-00-X). Bielefeld: Hermann Busch Verlag.
*Straßenbahnatlas ehem. Sowjetunion / Tramway Atlas of the former USSR (ISBN 3-926524-15-4). 1996. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn, in conjunction with Light Rail Transit Association, London.
*"Straßenbahnatlas Rumänien" (compiled by Andreas Günter, Sergei Tarknov and Christian Blank; ISBN 3-926524-23-5). 2004. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn.
*Tarkhov, Sergei. 2000. "Empire of the Trolleybus: Vol 1 -- Russia" (ISBN 0-948619-02-3). London: Rapid Transit Publications.
*Wonson, Richard L. 1983. "Trackless Trolleys of Rhode Island, The" (ISBN 0-938315-01-3). Cambridge (MA), US: Boston Street Railway, Inc (Bulletin 18).
*吉川文夫 (Yoshikawa, Fumio). 1995. 日本のトロリーバス (Nippon no "trolleybus") (ISBN 4-88548-066-3). Tokyo: kk Denkisha-kenkyûkai.

Periodicals

* "Trolleybus Magazine" (ISSN 0266-7452). National Trolleybus Association (UK). Bimonthly.
* Tarkov, Sergei. "The Solonceni Trolleybus". Trolleybus Magazine No. 200, March-April 1995.
* Tarkhov, Sergei and Dmitriy Merzlov. "North Korean Surprises - Part 3". (Trolleybus Magazine No. 246, November-December 2002).

External links

* [http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~wyatt/etb-systems.html All Time List of North American Trolleybus Systems] (David Wyatt)
* [http://www.sfu.ca/person/dearmond/morph/Bibliography.etb.htm Bibliography of the Electric Trolleybus] (Richard DeArmond)
* [http://www.parovoz.com/electro/ Электротранспорт в городах бывшего СССР] (Elektrotransport v gorodakh byvshego SSSR, Dmitry Zinoviev)
* [http://www.tramz.com/tb/i.html Latin American Trolleybus Installations] (Allen Morrison)
* [http://www.cittaelettriche.it Progetto Città Elettriche]
* [http://www.tram.nu/atlas/atlas.php?land=cz&typ=&ling=en&pos=0 Tram.nu Atlas] (Bruse LF Persson)
* [http://www.tramz.com/cu/tto.html The Tramways of Cuba] (Allen Morrison)
* [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bruce.lake/TBus_Systems/uk_trolleybus_systems.htm UK Trolleybus Systems & Museums] (Bruce Lake)
* [http://tram.rusign.com/cz/wires.htm Wires of Faded Glory] (Richard A. Bílek)
* [http://tbus.bravepages.com/sysclosed.htm World Trolleybus List - Systems Closed]
* [http://www.trolleybuses.net Tom's North American Trolleybus Pix]
* [http://www.transira.ro TRANSIRA Association] (Romanian Trolleybuses)


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