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Trolleybuses in Riga

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Info
Owner RP SIA "Rīgas Satiksme"
Locale Riga
Transit type passenger
Number of lines 20
Website http://rigassatiksme.lv
Operation
Began operation in November 4, 1947
Operator(s) RP SIA "Rīgas Satiksme"
Number of vehicles 346 (2010)
Technical
System length 169 km
Average speed 50 km/h
Top speed 65 km/h
A map of the Riga trolleybus system

Rīga Trolejbusu maršruti

The first trolleybus route in Riga was opened on November 4, 1947. Today the length of trolleybus lines in Riga is 169 km. There are 20 trolleybus lines in Riga (from October 1, 2009) and there are 346 trolleybuses (in January 1, 2010). Two trolleybus depots are located in Riga. In the past there were many Škoda 14Tr trolleybuses, but today only some of them are left. The main trolleybus models in Riga today are Škoda 24Tr Irisbus and Solaris Trollino 18.

Trolleybus depots Edit

First trolleybus depot Edit

  • Address: Ganību dambis 32, Rīga (Sarkandaugava)
  • Maintain routes: 1, 3, 4, 5, 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20 and 22.

Second trolleybus depot Edit

  • Address: Jelgavas iela 37, Rīga (Torņakalns)
  • Maintain routes: 7, 9, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 and 27.

Trolleybus models in service Edit

Producer Model Delivery Operation Quantity In service Information
Škoda 14Тr
1982 - 1989
1995 - 2000
1982 - today
270
7
Škoda 14ТrМ
1998 - 2000
1998 - today
28
3
Škoda 15Тr
1989 - 1991
1989 - today
25
22
Škoda 15ТrМ
1998 - 2000
1998 - today
10
10
Belkomunmash AKSM-333
1999 - 2001
1999 - today
11
10
Solaris Bus & Coach Trollino 18 I (GST - 18)
2001 - 2005
2001 - today
27
27
Solaris Bus & Coach Trollino 18 III (GST - 18)
2005 - 2007
2005 - today
25
25
Škoda 24Tr Irisbus
2006 - 2008
2006 - today
60
59
Without dieselgenerator
Škoda 24Tr Irisbus
2008 - 2009
2008 - today
90
90
With dieselgenerator

Trolleybus lines Edit

From October 1, 2009 there are 20 trolleybus lines in Riga.

Line nr. From To
1.
Pētersalas iela Valmieras iela
3.
Centrāltirgus Sarkandaugava
4.
Šmerlis Centrāltirgus
5.
Stadions "Daugava" Klīniskā slimnīca
7.
Ķeguma iela Āgenskalna priedes
9.
Iļģuciems Stacijas laukums
11.
Ieriķu iela Centralā stacija
13.
Ieriķu iela Centrāltirgus
14.
Mežciems Esplanāde
15.
Višķu iela Latvijas Universitāte
16.
Šmerlis Pļavnieki
17.
Purvciems Centrālā stacija
18.
Mežciems Centrālā stacija
19.
Pētersalas iela Ziepniekkalns
20.
Televīzijas centrs Latvijas Universitāte
22.
Pļavnieki E. Birznieka-Upīša iela
23.
Purvciems Centrālā stacija
24.
Pētersalas iela A/s "Dzintars"
25.
Iļģuciems Brīvības iela
27.
Ābolu iela Stacijas laukums

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