Trolleybuses in Saint-Étienne

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Saint-Étienne trolleybus system
Cristalis ETB12 - Ligne 3 du réseau STAS - Saint Etienne.JPG
An Irisbus Cristalis trolleybus in St Etienne in 2009
Locale Saint-Étienne, Rhône-Alpes, France
Open 1 January 1942 (1942-01-01)
Status Open
Routes 1
Operator(s) Société de Transports de l'Agglomération Stéphanoise (STAS)
Website STAS (French)
A Berliet ER100 trolleybus in St-Étienne in 1981.

The Saint-Étienne trolleybus system (French: Réseau de trolleybus de Saint-Étienne) forms part of the public transport network of the city and commune of Saint-Étienne, in the Rhône-Alpes region of the Great South East of France.

In operation since 1942, the system is one of only three operating trolleybus systems in France; the others are the Limoges system and the Lyon system.


The current Saint-Étienne trolleybus line is:

  • 3 : Cotonne – Hôtel de Ville – Terrenoire

Trolleybus fleet[edit]

As of 2011, the Saint-Étienne trolleybus fleet consisted of the following types:

  • Berliet ER100 (5 trolleybuses, nos. 427, 430, 433, 436, 438), entered service in 1981 (in storage).
  • Irisbus Cristalis ETB12 (11 trolleybuses, nos. 111-121), entered service in 2003.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Trolleybuses in Saint-Étienne at Wikimedia Commons

This article is based upon a translation of the French language version as at December 2011.