||Opened: 18th July 1948
Closed: 19th December 1973
The initial San Sebastián fleet consisted of 25 trolleybuses built in Spain by Hispano-Suiza in 1948 and
registered as 1 to 24 and 50. In 1961, a further 25 trolleybuses entered service, built by BUT and further coach
building took place in Spain by Seida and by Carde and Escoriaza. The chassis and electrical equipment of these
trolleybuses were identical to those of the Q1 London trolleybuses. They were registered from 25 - 49.
Finally, the Q1 trolleybuses were registered in San Sebastián, from 71 - 95.
Dockside arrival of the Q1 Trolleybuses.
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Photographed between Ategorrieta y Herrera on route No.1 to
It remains a diesel bus route to this day.
Aiseta, at the end of the line for route No.7 Amara-Anoeta.
Anoeta, at the end of the line for route No.7 Amara-Anoeta.
The tight turning loop caused numerous dewirements.
The network consisted of the following services:
Line Nº 1, Alameda a Rentería
This was the longest route of the network, some 8km long. It went from the City Centre eastwards, travelling
through Ategorrieta (Cocheras), Herrera y Pasajes.
Line Nº 2: Alameda-Pasajes.
Closed: 16-9-1966 (extra services put on for Renteria)
This route was a short service of the Renteria line, exclusively for Pasajes (6km)
Line Nº 3: Alameda-Herrera
This route was a short service of the Renteria line exclusively for Herrera (4km)
Line Nº 4: Alameda-Ategorrieta
This route was a short service on the Renteria row exclusively up to the depots of Ategorrieta (3km) on
16.9.66 all services increased for Renteria.
Line Nº 5: Alameda-Venta Berri
This route linked San Sebastián city centre with the west of the city (3km)
Line Nº 6: Alameda-Igueldo
This was a former branch line, which linked up with the cable-car station at Igueldo (3km)
Line Nº 7: Alameda-Amara-Anoeta.
Open: 26-6-1949 (Alameda-Amara)
15-6-1955 (Amara-Plaza del Centenario)
26-5-1960 (Plaza del Centenario a Plaza de Pío XII)
20-7-1961 (Plaza de Pío XII-Anoeta)
This route linked the city centre with the south (3km)
Line Nº 8: Alameda-Gros
This route covered the suburb of Gros, situated to the east of the city, as a branch of the No 1 main line.