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Mexico City (Ciudad de Mexico) [MX] - Changes of the network because Metrobus

J. Lehmann - 21.07.08


Trolleybus Service on Eje 3 Oriente, south of San Läzaro/Metro Moctezuma, was discontinued in mid-February, without advance notice, and dismantling of the overhead wiring began immediately. The reason given was that this corridor is the next one chosen to receive "Metrobüs"
Service, after Eje 4 Sur, and construction of the busway lanes and high-platform stations were planned to begin soon, although there remained several months of construction on the Eje 4 Sur corridor to be completed.
Trolleybus routes R1 and R2 are now closed. Route F had been extended southwards, along routes R1/R2 wiring, to Metro Mixhuca
as recently as December or January, but has now reverted to terminating at Metro Moctezuma. Metrobüs line 3 (Eje 3 Oriente) is planned to be extended farther north, replacing trolleybus route F, in a second phase.

This message is from the Trolleybus Magazine (Orginal in TM 280), with the kind permission of the editor added with information from the homepage http://stts.mosfont.ru/. The Trolley Magazine is published every two months and reported worldwide about the trolleybuses, see related link!

Photo:
Flyer/GE E800, adapted with ramps to rise wheelchairs, special spaces for placing chairs and support staff for assisting people with disabilities to address or lowering, here Tb 3235 on 22.11.07, teken by Alexandr Zisser


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