<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"><html><head><title> Podolsk Trolleybus Obus Trackless Trolley Coach ETB </title><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=KOI8-R"></head><body text="#000000" style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: rgb( 153,204,255 ); link="#000099" alink="#000099"><center><b> PODOLSK<br>TROLLEYBUS NETWORK </b></center> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/ "target=_blank"><img src=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/a_gb_flag.jpg "></a> <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/index_ru.html "target=_blank"><img src=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/a_ru_flag.jpg "></a> <hr> <p>[as of 2015 ]<p> <b> City </b><p> Founded: 1559 <br> City as of: 1781 <br> Population: 223 896 (2015) <br> Location: <a href=" https://www.google.com/maps/place/Podolsk,+Moscow+Oblast,+Russia/@55.4366435,37.5374089,8z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x414aa84ee4fedc35:0x1461371650e8e0bd "> Podolsk </a><p> A satellite town located 17 km. to the south of Moscow. <p> <b> Network Stats </b><p> Operator: <a href=" http://www.muppt.ru/ "> MUP Podolskiy Trolleybus </a><p> System opened: 01.05.2001 <br> Overhead length: 34,4 km. (one-way) <br> Number of routes: 4 <br> Number of passenger vehicles: 42 <p> Network map: <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/maps/podolsk_map_2007.jpg "> 2007</a> <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/maps/podolsk_map_2013.png "> 2013</a> <br> Timetable: <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/podolsk_timetable_2015.jpg "> 2015</a> <p> A trolleybus network primarily designed as a feeder to a Moscow-oriented commuter railroad service. While Lines 1, 2 and 3 provide combined plentiful service via the main trolleybus node, each of these lines offer rather sparse service individually. At the same time the Line 4 boasts a somewhat bloated service. The Lines 1, 2 and 3 suffer from major delays during rush hours due to standstill traffic jams along most part of the route. <br><p> <b> History </b><p> 01.05.2001 - Stantsiya Podolsk - Yubileynaya Ploschad via a two-way loop, however only the Line 1 opens due to absence of rolling stock<br>16.07.2001 - The Line 2 opens<br>01.09.2001 - The Depot opens<br>01.05.2004 - From Rynok to Kabelniy Zavod, the Line 3 opens<br>24.09.2007 - Stroyindustriya - Mashinostroiteley Ulitsa, the Line 4 opens<p>As of early 2010s construction of the line between Yuzhniy Posyolok and Kutuzov> was suspended; the line to the west of Stantsia Kutuzovskaya was planned: <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/maps/podolsk_map_2013.png "> Map</a> <br><p> <b> Rolling Stock </b><p> [ 2015 / total ]<p> <a hre=" GGG "> ZiU-682 KR Ivanovo </a> : 23 / 23 (2010-2014) three various types: <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk21150.jpg "> 1</a> <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk21362.jpg "> 2</a> <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk21681.jpg "> 3</a> <br> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk21610.jpg "> TrolZa-5265.00 Megapolis </a> : 2 / 2 (2012, 2013) Low floor <br> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk23060.jpg "> TrolZa-5275.03 Optima </a> : 2 / 2 (2012) Low floor <br> <a href=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/photos/podolsk21361.jpg "> ZiU-682G-012, -016, -018 </a> : 15 / 40 (2001-2008) <p> <b> Photo Gallery </b><p> <a href=" https://goo.gl/photos/PfArQWvcMiRCvSKZ9 "target=_blank"><img src=" http://ymtram.mashke.org/russia/podolsk/podolsk_preview_3.jpg "></a><p> <hr> <b><a href="http://ymtram.mashke.org/ russia /"> BACK </a></b><br><p> <small><font color="#663333"><small><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"> Last updated: 20-Jul-2015 <br> 2002 Author: <a href="mailto:ymtram@gmail.com" class="alt">Yury Maller</a> - Usage of material found herein for public display is possible with authors' permission only.<br> Special thanks: <img src="http://ymtram.mashke.org/blank_color_box/blank_blue_1x1.jpg"></a> AK (Aleksandr) - Maps <p> </font></small></font></small><br>