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Trolleybus city: Luzern [Schweiz]

General Information

City: Luzern (121.754 citizens)
Country: Schweiz
Opened: 07.12.1941
Network:
Length:
Lines: 7
Vehicles: 60 Trolleybuses
Operator: Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern AG
Website: www.vbl.ch
Remarks: State: 01.01.2017
Link to route-sheme: Aggloplan_A4.pdf

Present State

The trolleybus-routes were served every 7½ minutes (route 4 since Dec.13 every 10 minutes), in peaktimes route 6 and 8 on their common way were served every 5 minutes.


News for Luzern

Date Headline
07.10.2018 First catenary mast placed for line 1 extension
16.02.2018 Prolongment of RBus-route 1 on the way
14.08.2017 Good-Bye for the Luzern trailers
26.06.2017 First RBus of the 2017 series delivered
14.12.2016 Opening of the second RBus-route
11.07.2016 3 from 9 new LighTram already in service
09.05.2016 Celebration of 75 years trolleybuses in Luzern
04.11.2015 21 new trolleybuses ordered for 2016/17
20.07.2015 New concept `agglomobil-tre´
04.05.2015 Tender for 4 new articulated trolleybuses for future line 3
20.10.2014 All nine new double-articulated trolleybuses arrived
14.07.2014 Next 1ER delivered
12.06.2014 First 1ER presented
17.02.2014 New Doubled Articulated Trolleybuses under Construction
16.12.2013 Opening of 1.8 km Extension of Route 6 to Büttenen
07.10.2013 First Test Run to Büttenen
26.08.2013 Overhead Construction to Büttenen Nearly Complete
11.03.2013 Contract for Double Articulated Trolleybuses Awarded
31.12.2012 Test Journeys for the New Trolleybus Order Cause a Stir
30.07.2012 Ministerial Approval for the Extension of Trolleybus Route 6
23.04.2012 'Agglomobil due' concept will bring more extensions of the trolleybus system
18.04.2011 1,8 km new trolleybus-route planed for Dez. 2012
22.11.2010 'New Horizons for urban Traffic'
20.04.2009 New Trolleybuses and new extensions
07.07.2008 Ordered!
30.04.2008 Order of 16 new trolleybuses planned
10.03.2008 New Outfit for the nearly 20 year old trolleybuses
28.11.2006 The first double articulated Trolleybus delivered
27.04.2006 Three double articulated Trolleybuses ordered
18.12.2005 Luzern: Serious Timetable-Changes
20.10.2005 New trailers

Lines

line route length frequency1
1 Obernau - Kriens - Luzern Bahnhof - Luzernerhof - Maihof km 7½/7½
2 Emmenbrücke Sprengi - Emmenbrücke Bahnhof Süd - Luzern Bahnhof km 7½/7½
4 Hubelmatt - Luzern Bahnhof km 10/10
5 Kriens - Emmenbrücke Bahnhof Süd km 7½/15
6 Matthof - Bundesplatz - Luzern Bahnhof - Luzernerhof - Brüelstrasse - Würzenbach km 10/15
7 Biregghof - Luzern Bahnhof - Luzernerhof - Zwyssigplatz km 7½/7½
8 Hirtenhof - Bundesplatz - Luzern Bahnhof - Luzernerhof - Brüelstrasse - Würzenbach km 10/15

1 frequency: minutes peak / off peak

Lines: 7


Vehicles

numbers quant. vehicle delivery
201-210 10 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe GW 2004/05
211-226 16 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe 2009
227-230 4 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe 2016
231-233 3 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe DGT 2006
234-242 9 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe DGT 2014
252, 260-264, 274, 279, 280 9 NAW/Hess-R&J/Siemens 1989
401-409 9 Hess/Vossloh-Kiepe DGT 2016

Vehicles: 60 trolleybuses

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