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Arnhem is the only city in the Netherlands that still has trolleybuses, the system having opened on 5 September 1949 and now comprising six routes. Connexxion subsidiary Hermes has helds the concession for Arnhem-Nijmegen using the branding ‘Breng’ since December 2012, and operates around 70 trolleybuses. Most of its remaining vehicles are CNG buses, for which biogas is used. John Robinson photographed Berkhof Premier AT18 5229, which has just come off route 1 from Velp, and Hess BGT-N1D Swisstrolley 4 5263 operating service 6 to Elsweide/HAN at Centraal Station one evening in February.

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