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Trolleybus city: San Francisco [USA]

General Information

City: San Francisco (744.230 citizens)
Country: USA
Opened: 06.10.1935
Network:
Length:
Lines: 14
Vehicles: 313 Trolleybuses
Operator: San Francisco Municipal Railway
Website: www.sfmuni.com
Remarks: Due to measures to save money the number of trolley bus routes were reduced from 17 to 14 in late 2009, in mid-2010 the frequencies were extended.

Present State

14 Trolleybus-routes were served at time, the articulated trolleybuses are in service on routes 14, 30, 49, more see the following news-items.


News for San Francisco

Date Headline
29.05.2017 Additional procurement approved
23.01.2017 First single units withdrawn as new acquisitions are planned
12.09.2016 Firm order for new trolleybuses
18.07.2016 Construction of future BRT line 49 commences
27.05.2016 All 60 articulated trolleys ready for delivery
07.03.2016 Series delivery of 60 new articulated trolleys has commenced
04.11.2015 2 prototype trolleys in revenue service as network changes are planned
23.03.2015 First New Flyer articulated trolleybus has arrived
09.03.2015 End of the articulated Flyer trolleys
01.07.2013 Joint Option with Seattle for Articulated Vehicles
29.06.2009 New fleet livery
17.03.2008 Last Flyer out of service



Lines

line route length frequency1
1 Drumm St. - CALIFORNIA St. - 32nd. Av. km 4/ 7
3 Sutter St. - JACKSON St. - Walnut St. km 12/20
5 Transbay Terminal - FULTON St. - La Playa km 5/10
6 Ferry Plaza - PARNASSUS St. - Quintara St. km 10/12
14 Ferry Plaza - MISSION St. - San Jose Av. km 8/ 9
21 Ferry Plaza - HAYES St. - St. Marys Hosp. km 9/12
22 20th. Station - FILLMORE St. - Marina Blvd. km 9/10
24 Jackson St. - DIVISADERO St. - Oakdale Palou Station km 12/12
30 Caltrain Depot - STOCKTON St. - Jefferson Beach km 8/12
31 Ferry Plaza - BALBOA St. - La Playa km 12/15
33 Maple St. - STANYAN St. - Utah/25th St. km 20/20
41 Main Street - UNION St. - Lyon St. km 7/ -
45 Lyon St. - UNION St. - STOCKTON St. - Caltrain Depot km 8/12
49 North Point St. - VAN NESS Av. -MISSION St. - City College km 8/ 9

1 frequency: minutes peak / off peak

Lines: 14


Vehicles

numbers quant. vehicle delivery
5401-5402 2 Skoda/ETI 1999
5403-5640 238 Skoda/ETI 2001-03
7001, 7003, 7005, 7007, 7009-13, 7015, 7017-22, 7028, 7030-35, 7038-41, 7043-7046, 7049, 7051-7059 40 New Flyer E60 Gw 1993-94
7101-7133 33 Skoda/ETI Gw 2004

Vehicles: 313 trolleybuses

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