von Alexandra Scharzenberger
Die nachstehenden 27 Städte nahmen am Europäischen Trolleybustag teil: Salzburg (AT), Parma (IT), Szeged, Debrecen (HU), Brno, Pilzen, Budweis (CZ), Gdynia, Lublin, Tychy (PL), Timisoara, Medias, Village Dumbrava Rosie (RO), Solingen, Eberswalde, Esslingen, Leipzig (DE), Kaunas (LT), Landskrona (SE), Zilina (SK), Bergen (NO) und Arnhem (NL), Leeds , Sandtoft (GB), Limoges (FR), Castellon (ES) und Bishkek (Kirgisistan), Marketingaktionen in 27 Städten zeigen was der "Trolleybus" kann Der Tag ist ein gemeinsam ausgerichtetes Marketing-Ereignis, um den modernen E-Bus als sauberes und nachhaltiges städtisches Verkehrsmittel zu fördern. Die Events der teilnehmenden Städte stellen ein geeignetes Kommunikationsnetzwerk dar, um den Dialog mit den Passagieren zu fördern. "Wir sind stolz, dass dieses Jahr 27...
Dear Trolleybus Community, This is our sixth (and last) TROLLEY project newsletter, as the project ended officially at the end of March 2013. In the meantime we have documented our 38-month project and can say proudly that TROLLEY will leave a respectable legacy. Since the project started (back in February 2010) we have put the trolleybus back on the political agenda in Brussels, raised the profile of the trolleybus as a future-oriented and sustainable public transport mode and developed useful tools, guides and reference documents based on the innovative local activities in our TROLLEY partner cities. TROLLEY was and still is part of a trolleybus renaissance movement worldwide. TROLLEY made decision makers, politicians, planners and technicians around Europe aware of the benefits of trolleybus systems and our promotion work...
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von Jürgen Lehmann
Gdynia [PL] - EU project to assist the acquisition of 30 new trolleys
06.11.17 - On 22 September 2017, the City of Gdynia published a tender for the procurement of 30 new trolleybuses as well the retrofitting of 21 older vehicles with traction batteries. The acquisition of the new low-floor vehicles is to take place in two stages, with the initial delivery of 14 single units followed by 16 articulated trolleys. The entire project is being supported by EU funding. ... more
Santos [BR] - Trolleybus service restarts
30.10.17 - As previously announced, the city's lone trolleybus line restarted revenue services on 22 August 2017, after 18 months out of use. Operations on the ring line had temporarily ceased, because power lines had to be disassembled and re-installed along a trolleybus - light rail level crossing. ... more
Plzen [CZ] - 8 new battery trolleys in service
30.10.17 - Between late August and mid October 2017, the second series of 8 Solaris/Skoda 26Tr trolleybuses with traction batteries entered revenue service in Plzen. These vehicles have been numbered as 572-580 and replace 8 older Skoda 21Tr built between 2001 and 2003. Of the 18 originally delivered Skoda 21Tr with auxiliary diesel drives, only 6 are still in service. Specifically, these are: 488-490, 492, 493 and 496. ... more
Solingen [DE] - Historic trolleybus with trailer will be in service
23.10.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more
Cluj-Napoca/Klausenburg [RO] - All 20 new Iveco/Astra articulated trolleys in service
23.10.17 - Since June 2017, all 20 articulated trolleybuses of the Iveco Urbanway 18 type have been delivered to Cluj. These have been fitted with electric equipment from the domestic producer Astra and were originally ordered in October 2015. They will now replace the 20 Rocar trolleys, some of which are up to 25 years old. Presently, 12 Rocar units are still part of the fleet, including the 6 articulated vehicles 020, 022, 055, 056, 060 and 086 as well as the 6 single units 076, 077, 079, 080, 135 and 136. Since late summer 2017, 3 of these articulated trolleys and 4 of the single units have been back ... more
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Das "TROLLEY" - Video
The TROLLEY movie is another piece of the puzzle of the promotion activities of the "TROLLEY"-project to shape a new and more positive image of trolleybuses in Europe. The movie is based on interviews with local and regional stakeholders, which were performed in the TROLLEY partner cities Salzburg (Austria), Brno (Czech Republic), Eberswalde (Germany), Parma (Italy), Gdynia (Poland) and Szeged (Hungary). The movie highlights advantages of trolleybuses and raises hopes in what could be improved in the future to raise awareness of trolleybuses as smart, clean and green solution for urban public transportation. Watch it on YouTube.