|Varna trolleybus system|
|Open||1 January 1986|
|Operator(s)||Gradski Transport ATP|
|Website||Gradski Transport ATP (in Bulgarian)|
The trolleybus system forms part of the public transport network of Varna, the third most populous city in Bulgaria.
The system was opened on January 1st 1986, it was the 4th network to open in Bulgaria after Sofia, Plovdiv and just a few months earlier Pleven.
Initially the network expanded rapidly reaching its peak of 8 lines at some point. First the city received 15 new trolleybus Skoda 14TR and 3 used Skoda 9TR from Sofia and Plovdiv, the latter ones were used for training purposes. The following years the city received 15 more new Skoda 14TR and 36 new articulated DAC-Chavdar.
In 1999 the city bought 3 used Skoda 14TR (one of them modernized) from Czechia.
In 2003 the city bought 5 used Skoda 15TR from Czechia to replace the already out of service DAC-Chavdar vehicles. Additional 4 used Skoda 15 TR were bought from Czechia and Slovakia in 2007.
In 2017 all Skoda 15TR were taken out of service due to a fire that burnt down one of them.
In 2014 along with 3 other cities Varna was granted money through a European Union program to purchase 30 new trolleybuses Skoda Solaris 26TR which replaced all remaining Skoda 14TR (Two units were kept to be used for training purposes).
|82||Rail Station - City center - bul Slivnica - Vladislav Varnenchik (block 407)|
|83||Rail Station - City center - bul Slivnica - Mladost - TIS North||Monday through Friday only|
|86||Pochivka- City Center - Asparuhovo||Monday through Friday only (Due to the current pandemic the line is not operating)|
|88||Asparuhovo - City Center - Mladost - Vladislav Varnenchik (block 407)|
|81||Neptun terminus - bul Slivnica - Vladislav Varnenchik (block 407)||Initially terminated at Konstantin Fruzhin stop before the line was extended to block 407|
|81A/82A||Rail Station - City center - bul Slivnica - Vladislav Varnenchik (via Yanko Mustakov street)||Line 81A terminated at “Neptun” stop|
|84||Pochivka- City Center - Varna Shipyard|
|85||Cherno More AD - bul Slivnica - City Center - Varna Shipyard||The infrastructure from bul Slivnica to Cherno More AD has been dismantled|
|86/86A||Pochivka - Rail Station||86A terminated at Srednoshkolska stop in the evenings|
|87||Cherno More AD - bul Slivnica - Vladislav Varchenchik (block 407)||The infrastructure from bul Slivnica to Cherno More AD has been dismantled|
|Skoda Solaris 26TR||30||2014|
|Skoda 14TR||33||1986-1987; 1999||2015||2 units were sold to Haskovo and 2 units were kept in Varna as training vehicles|
|Skoda 15TR||9||2003; 2007||2017||All vehicle pulled out of service due to an accidental fire on one of the vehicles.|
|Dac Chavdar 317ETr||36||1988-1990||2003||Vehicles were unreliable and with a lot of technical issues.|
|Skoda 9TR||3||1986||???||Used for training purposed only, received from Sofia and Plovdiv.|
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