List of trolleybus systems in Brazil

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This is a list of trolleybus systems in Brazil by Estado. It includes all trolleybus systems, past and present.

 Bahia[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Salvador 9 January 1959 June 1968  

 Ceará[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Fortaleza 25 January 1967 February 1972  

 Minas Gerais[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Belo Horizonte 30 May 1953 22 January 1969 Construction of a second system was started, in the late 1980s,[1] but never completed, and the plans were eventually cancelled.

 Pernambuco[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Recife 15 June 1960 24 September 2001 [2]  

 Rio de Janeiro[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Campos (dos Goytacazes) 29 June 1958 12 June 1967  
  Niterói 21 November 1953 10 November 1967  
  Rio de Janeiro:      
  ♦ Zona Norte April 1965 April 1971 (?)  
  ♦ Zona Sul 3 September 1962 July 1968 (?)  

 Rio Grande do Sul[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Porto Alegre 7 December 1963 19 May 1969  

 São Paulo[edit]

Name of System Location Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Araraquara 27 December 1959 20 November 2000  
  Ribeirão Preto 24 July 1982 2 July 1999 [3]  
  Rio Claro 9 May 1986 July 1993  
  Santos 12 August 1963   See also Trolleybuses in Santos.
SPTrans (urban) São Paulo 22 April 1949   See also Trolleybuses in São Paulo.
Corredor Metropolitano São Mateus - Jabaquara - EMTU Greater São Paulo 3 December 1988   Serves neighboring towns including Diadema, São Bernardo do Campo and Santo André.
See also Trolleybuses in São Paulo.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Books and periodicals[edit]

  • Murray, Alan. 2000. World Trolleybus Encyclopaedia (ISBN 0-904235-18-1). Reading, Berkshire, UK: Trolleybooks.
  • Peschkes, Robert. 1980. World Gazetteer of Tram, Trolleybus, and Rapid Transit Systems - Part One, Latin America (ISBN 1-898319-02-2). Exeter, UK: Quail Map Company.
  • Trolleybus Magazine (ISSN 0266-7452). National Trolleybus Association (UK). Bimonthly.

Website[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trolleybus Magazine (TM) No. 164, March–April 1989, p. 40.
  2. ^ TM No. 257, Sep.-Oct. 2004, p. 111.
  3. ^ TM No. 227, Sep.-Oct. 1999, p. 112.

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