[as of 2013 ]

Location: Kaunas
Founded: 1030
Population: 311 148 (2012)

The city is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris. It is the second-largest city in Lithuania and has historically been a leading centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life. Kaunas was the capital of the Kovno Governorate of the Russian Empire from 1843 to 1915.


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An extensive system covers most of the city's major arteries. Trolleybuses carry 62% of city's passenger flow.


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Operator: Autrolis

System opened: 31.12.1965
Overhead length: 136 km. (one-way)
Number of routes: 14
Passengers carried: 60 000 000 annually
Number of passenger vehicles: 147

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System map: 2010 2011

Approximate headways and vehicle usage by route: 2013

Official timetable: www.kvt.lt
GPS vehicle tracking: www.marsrutai.lt/kaunas/

Route 6 is suspended and Route 1 is shortened due to a long-term construction of the Panyamuno Bridge in 2012-2014.

Overnight service is provided on Fridays and Saturdays via Routes 13N and 14N.

Low floor service is provided on all routes.


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A total of 147 vehicles:
104 Skoda 14Tr vehicles (1982-1998)
1 Jelcz/PNTKM M121E vehicle (2000)
42 Solaris Trollino 12 AC low floor vehicles (2006,2007)

Formerly used vehicles:
Skoda 9Tr (1970-1982)
5 Skoda 15Tr articulated vehicles (1989,1991)
1 Jelcz/PNTKM M120MTE vehicle (1999)

Museum vehicles :
1 Skoda 9Tr vehicle (1970)

There are 147 vehicles on the books, even though only 133 are operable. 111 trolleybuses are required for service on weekdays, 62 on weekends.

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