Trolleybuses in Arnhem

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Arnhem trolleybus
Arnhem Berkhof trolleybus 0214 in 2001.jpg
Breng 5243, Arnhem station.jpg
Overview
Locale Arnhem, Netherlands
Transit type Trolleybus
Number of lines 6
Operation
Began operation 5 September 1949
Operator(s) Breng

The Arnhem trolleybus system is the trolleybus system in the city of Arnhem. It is unique in the Netherlands as the only trolleybus system still operating in that country. It opened on 5 September 1949.[1]

Active routes[edit]

The current network consists of the following routes:

  •  1  Oosterbeek - Velp
  •  2  De Laar West - Hoogkamp
  •  3  Burgers Zoo - Het Duifje
  •  5  Schuytgraaf - Presikhaaf
  •  6  De Laar West - Elsweide/HAN
  •  7  Geitenkamp - Rijkerswoerd

Formerly, route  4  was part of the trolleybus network, but it became part of route 2 in 1950, after no more than four months of existence. The current line 4 in Arnhem is a diesel bus, but on a different route. The same goes for route  9 , which was discontinued in 2002 (divided between routes 5 and 7). The number 9, too, is now used on a different route in the CNG bus network. Route 7 is the second with this number, the first one being a rush hour line running on the central part of line 1.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Murray, Alan (2000). World Trolleybus Encyclopaedia, p. 71. Yateley, Hampshire, UK: Trolleybooks. ISBN 0-904235-18-1.

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