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Sofia Trolley Crash

Sofia Trolley Crash

What: two electric trolleys Where: Tsarigradsko Shose, Sofia Bulgaria When: Sept 19 2010 Who: 1 injury Why: One trolley failed to maintain a proper distance and crashed into the bus ahead of him. One child on the second bus was injured.

Milton Van Strikes Trolley

Milton Van Strikes Trolley

What: MBTA Mattapan line eastbound toward Ashmont Station Where: Central Avenue Station in Milton MA When: Sept 4 2010 Who: cab driver Jean Limage Why: The line was closed temporarily after a collision between the MBTA Mattapan line and a southbound taxi van. Witnesses say the cab tried to pass the trolley after it was moving. The cabbie was [...]

Pedestrian Sitting On Tracks Killed by Trolley

Pedestrian Sitting On Tracks Killed by Trolley

What: 102 Sharon Hill SEPTA trolley Where: 100 block of Blanchard Road, Drexel Hill When: Sept. 2 Who: Joshua Lewis Snyder, 18 Why: The trolley was making its regular route when it rounded a bend and the operator saw Snyder sitting on the tracks. Although he tried to brake, he was unsuccessful. Eight passengers of the trolley were [...]

CA Bicyclist struck by Trolley

CA Bicyclist struck by Trolley

What: trolley Where: Severin Drive and Amaya. LA MESA, Calif. When: August 31, 2010 Who: Bicyclist Why: A bicyclist was struck by a trolley around 5 pm, and taken to the hospital. A delay in trolley service ensued. No report on the bicyclist's condition.

Car Knocks La Mesa Trolley Out of Service

Car Knocks La Mesa Trolley Out of Service

What: East County Trolley Where: La Mesa When: August 26, 2010 Who: driver Why: A motorist struck a curb, knocking his car onto the tracks and disrupting service for several hours.

Pedestrian Struck by Trolley

Pedestrian Struck by Trolley

What: Savannah Trolley Where: Broughton Street near Bull Street, Savanna GA When: August 20 2010 8:40 pm Who: pedestrian Why: A pedestrian was struck by the trolley on Friday. She was hospitalized. The Trolley service provides shuttle service and tour service in Savannah Georgia.

Report released into a collision on the Great Orme Trolley

Report released into a collision on the Great Orme Trolley

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) today released its report into a collision on the Great Orme tramway 15 September 2009. Official Summary On 15 September 2009 a collision occurred as two cabled-hauled trams, carrying a total of 64 people, reached the passing loop of the upper section of the Great Orme tramway. There was one [...]

Trolley Planning Issues

Trolley Planning Issues

City planners: If you're in the process of arranging or brainstorming where you're putting your city's electric trolley tracks, and your city is friendly to bicyclists, please do consider the bicycle as you're building your network. In the city of Seattle, there have been lawsuits claiming streetcar planners ignored the hazards (to bicyclists) [...]

Niagara Falls Trolley Destroyed by Fire

Niagara Falls Trolley Destroyed by Fire

What: Replica 55 T line Trolley Where: Niagara Falls Airport When: August 2, 2010 Who: no injuries Why: The replica trolley in front of the new transportation center at Niagara Falls Airport caught fire around noon. The trolley and part of the building was damaged by the fire. The trolley normally picks up visitors at hotels and [...]

A Historical Trolley Footnote

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, trolley companies built a thousand trolley parks at the end of the line, by lakes, rivers or beaches and constructed with carousels, picnic grounds and live entertainment. Eleven are still in operation: Camden Park in Huntington, W.Va. Canobie Lake Park, in Salem, N.H. Clementon Park in Clementon, [...]

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