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Trolley may refer to:

Vehicles and components[edit]


  • Airline service trolley, used by an aircraft cabin crew to move beverages, food and other items in flight
  • Boat dolly, a device for launching small boats into the water
  • Danish trolley, a wheeled shelving unit used to transport goods in horticulture
  • Food cart, a wheeled cart for selling food normally outdoors
  • Flatbed trolley, used in warehouse and distribution environments for moving bulk loads
  • Gurney, a form of wheeled stretcher
  • Hand truck, a handcart with a small ledge upon which to transport boxes or other objects
  • Laptop charging trolley, a device for charging mobile computers
  • Piano trolley, a device for moving pianos
  • Serving cart, a type of food cart for serving or displaying food, usually indoors
  • Shopping cart, supplied by a shop, especially a supermarket, for use by customers while shopping
  • Stroller, a device for transporting young children
  • Trolley pole, a device for drawing electricity from an overhead wire


  • Trolley park, precursors to amusement parks which were built by trolley companies to increase weekend business
  • Trolley Square, a partially enclosed shopping center located in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Trolley Books, an independent UK publisher, specialising in art and photography books
    • Trolley Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Shoreditch, East London that shares some leadership with the publisher
  • Trolley Dollies, a TV documentary series aired on British digital network LIVING in 2005
  • Trolley Troubles, a 1927 animated short film by Walt Disney which featured the first appearance of a Mickey Mouse predecessor
  • Trolley Wire, the magazine of the Sydney Tramway Museum at Loftus, New South Wales Australia
  • Off the Trolley, a 1919 American short comedy film
  • "Shopping Trolley", a 2006 single by English songwriter Beth Orton
  • "The Trolley Song", a 1944 song made famous by Judy Garland

Other uses[edit]

  • Trolley dodger, a pejorative term of Manhattanites for residents of Brooklyn, from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century
  • Trolley problem, a thought experiment in ethics
  • San Diego Trolley, a light rail system in San Diego, California.

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