The Electric Trolleybus (ETB) Town Eberswalde

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These Internet pages want to present Germany's oldest electric trolleybus system, a type of local public transport very free of pollution. Eberswalde has the only trolleybus network in the five new states of the Federal Republic of Germany, which formerly lay in the German Democratic Republic.

This homepage was initiated on 01 May 1997 and last revised on 06 January 2017. Use the browser of your choice! Cascading Stylesheets (CSS) and on a limited scale JavaScript are in use. An activation of JavaScript in your Browser is however not mandatory! I have tried to use not specific browser-based HTML.

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Table of contents

1.Geographic location of the Electric Trolleybus Town Eberswalde
2.Trolleybus operations
2.1.Trolleybus routes
2.1.1.Trolleybus line 861
2.1.2.Trolleybus line 862
2.2.Vehicles stock of the trolleybuses trolleybus of the Polish type Solaris Trollino 18 AC trolleybuses stock of the historic trolleybus trailers trolleybus trailers vehicles auxiliary vehicles
2.3.Direct current supply and trolleybus overhead
4.History of Eberswalde 's trolleybus system
4.1.Period from 1842 to April 1945
4.2.Period from May 1945 to 1965
4.3.Period from May 1966 to 1989
4.4.Period from 1990 to 1995
4.5.Period from 1996 to 2000
4.6.Period from 2001 to 2007
6.Interesting links on the Internet

These pages are under construction and constantly being further developed. Special thanks to Mr. Vadims Falkovs, Riga/Latvia for the translation of these Internet pages into Russian. Further thanks to Achim, Andreas, Helmut, Martin, Mr. Frank Munnes, Mr. Thomas Bretscher, Winterthur/Schweiz, Mr. Ronald Krüger, Mr. Mattis Schindler, Mr. Jürgen Lehmann, Mr. Mike Bankes and also to Mr. Cecil Houk, San Diego/USA and other not listed persons for their assistance. Should you have any desires, questions, opinions or corrections (especially regarding the English and Russian translation), or notes or tips for these pages, please do not hesitate to write me an e-mail to

Hartmut Bülow,

Assistance for the translation is cordially welcome! I look forward to your e-mail and remain, sincerely,

Hartmut Bülow

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