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Tursib is the local public transport operator in Sibiu, Romania, operating bus service. It also services outlying areas and villages. It is a joint-stock company created in 1998.[1] Originally, Tursib's network also included trolleybuses and a suburban/rural tram line to Rășinari. However, the company proposed in 2009 to discontinue trolleybus operation, and after approval by the local council[2] the last trolleybus line closed in November 2009.[3] Regular service on the Sibiu–Rășinari tramway ceased on 28 February 2011,[4] and very limited operation that took place later – mainly only for visiting tourist groups – ended in 2012.[5]

Tursib's service area covers 120 square kilometres (46 sq mi), and the fleet of 100 buses and three minibuses serves 21 routes.[6]


  1. ^ "Hotărarea NR. 79: privind înfiinţarea Societăţii Comerciale TURSIB S.A. rezultată din reorganizarea Regiei Autonome de Gospodărie Comunală şi Locativă Sibiu" [Resolution No. 79: Establishing the company TURSIB SA, resulting from the reorganization of the Sibiu Administration of Communal Housing] (in Romanian). Local Council of Municipality of Sibiu. 22 June 1998. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Trolleybuses". Tursib. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Trolleybus Magazine No. 290 (March–April 2010), p. 45. National Trolleybus Association (UK). ISSN 0266-7452.
  4. ^ Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2011, p. 194. UK: LRTA Publishing.
  5. ^ Blickpunkt Straßenbahn issue "4/2013" (July–August 2013), pp. 142–143 (in German). ISSN 0173-0290.
  6. ^ "Company presentation". Tursib. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 

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