Trolleybuses in Mexico City

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Mexico City trolleybus system
A trolleybus on Division del Norte Street in 2009
Locale Mexico City, Mexico
Open 9 March 1951 (1951-03-09)
Status Open
Routes 8 (as of mid-2014)[1]
Operator(s) Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos (STE)
Electrification 600 V DC
Depot(s) 3 [1]
Stock Approx. 360 trolleybuses (2014)[1]
Website Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos (in Spanish)

The Mexico City trolleybus system (Spanish: Red de Trolebuses de la Ciudad de México ) serves Mexico City, the capital city of Mexico.

The system opened on 9 March 1951.[2][3] As of mid-2014, the system had 8 lines and the operable fleet included around 360 trolleybuses.[1] The total number of trolleybuses scheduled in service in peak periods was 290 in late 2012,[4] but was 264 in mid-2014.[1] The eight routes currently in operation are designated by the following letters: A, CP, D, G, I, K, LL and S.[1][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Trolleybus Magazine No. 318 (November–December 2014), p. 159. National Trolleybus Assn. (UK). ISSN 0266-7452.
  2. ^ Trolleybus Magazine No. 235 (January–February 2001), p. 14. National Trolleybus Assn. (UK). ISSN 0266-7452.
  3. ^ Morrison, Allen (2010; updated 2014). The Trolleybuses of Latin America in 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Líneas de Trolebuses" (in Spanish). STE. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Mexico City trolleybus system at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 19°26′N 99°08′W / 19.433°N 99.133°W / 19.433; -99.133