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Trolleybus city: Wellington [Neuseeland]

General Information

Volvo - Tb 242 (Picture from the official Stagecoach website)
City: Wellington (182.600 citizens)
Country: Neuseeland
Opened: 20.06.1949
Shut down: 31.10.2017
Network: 50 km
Length:
Lines: 9
Vehicles: 60 Trolleybuses
Operator: GO Wellington
Website: www.gowellingtonbus.co.nz/
Remarks:

Present State

routemap:
http://www.metlink.org.nz/network-map/


News for Wellington

Date Headline
16.10.2017 Petition to maintain the Trolleybuses !
25.09.2017 Old diesel buses replace Wellington's trolleys!
22.05.2017 Closure date postponed again
09.05.2016 Why trolley buses are more cost effective than battery buses
19.11.2012 Back to its Origins
10.09.2012 Five High Frequency Trolleybus Routes Planned
19.11.2009 End of the Volvo-trolleys
22.12.2008 Weekend running to be reintroduced
15.09.2008 delays
31.01.2008 Complet trolleybus-park renewed
14.11.2006 Fleet renewal underway
06.01.2006 Substantial Arguments Pro Trolleybus in Wellington (NZ)

Lines

line route length frequency1
1 Wellington, Station - Island Bay km 12/12
2 Wellington Station - Miramar km 15/15
3 Karori - Wellington - Lyall Bay km 10/10
5 Wellington Station - Hataitai km 10/ -
6 Wellington Station - Lyall Bay km 15/ -
7 Wellington Station - Kingston km 5-9/20
9 Wellington Station - Aro Street km 30/30
10 Wellington Station - Newtown km 20/30
11 Wellington Station - Seatoun km 15/15

1 frequency: minutes peak / off peak

Lines: 9


Vehicles

numbers quant. vehicle delivery
301 1 Designline 2003
302-303 2 Designline 2005
331-387 57 Designline 2007-09

Vehicles: 60 trolleybuses

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