Trolleybuses in Biel/Bienne

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Biel/Bienne trolleybus system
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A Swisstrolley articulated trolleybus in Biel/Bienne
Operation
Locale Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Open1940 (1940)
StatusOpen
Routes2
Operator(s) Verkehrsbetriebe Biel/Transports publics biennois (VB/TPB)
Overview
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Vorhölzli/
Bois-Devant
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Eisbahn/
Patinoire
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Löhre/
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Orpundplatz/
Place d'Orpond
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Zentralplatz/
Place Centrale
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Guisanplatz/
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Website VB/TPB (in German and French)

The Biel/Bienne trolleybus system (German : Trolleybus System Biel; French : Réseau trolleybus de Bienne) is part of the public transport network of the bilingual city of Biel/Bienne, in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. The system also serves the neighbouring municipality of Nidau.

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Opened on 19 October 1940, the system gradually replaced the Biel/Bienne tramway network.


Lines

The present system is made up of the following lines:

Line 1Eisbahn/Patinoire – Zentralplatz/Place Central – Bahnhof/Gare – Orpundplatz – Vorhölzli/Bois-Devant
Line 4Löhre/Mauchamp – Orpundplatz – Zentralplatz/Place Central – Bahnhof/Gare – Nidau, Bahnhof/Gare

Fleet

NumbersQuantityManufacturerElectrical
equipment
ModelYear built
81–9010 NAW / Hess Kiepe BGT-N2 1997
51–6010HessKiepe BGT-N2C 2008

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