TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN VERMONT

MAJOR CITIES


CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Green Mountain Transit

Provides regional transit coverage throughout entire state.


Burlington

Horse Car
1872-1887 - Winooski & Burlington Horse Railroad Co.
1887-1896 - Winooski & Burlington Street Railway Co.
1893-1895 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1896-1929 - Burlington Traction Co.
1927 - buses introduced
1929 - streetcars discontinued

1926-1973 - Burlington Rapid Transit Co.
1973-2011 - Chittenden County Transportation Authority


Barre/Montpelier

1898-1925 - Barre & Montpelier Traction Co.
1925-1927 - Vergennes Power Co.
1927 - streetcars discontinued


SMALLER CITIES

Bellows Falls

1900-1910's - Bellows Falls & Saxtons River Electric Railroad Co.
1910's-1924 - Bellows Falls & Saxtons River Street Railway Co.
1924 - streetcars discontinued

HISTORIC INTERURBAN TROLLEY LINE
Bellows Falls-Saxtons River (1900-1924)

Bennington

1894-1898 - Bennington & Woodford Electric Railroad Co.
1907-1910 - Bennington & North Adams Street Railway Co.
1910-1927 - Vermont Co.
1927 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Monument Bus Line

Brattleboro

1895-1912 - Brattleboro Street Railroad Co.
1912-1923 - Twin State Gas & Electric Co.
1923 - streetcars discontinued

Private predecessor bus co. - Brattleboro Transit

Newport/St. Johnsbury

Private bus co. in 1952 - Greenwood Bus Line

Rutland

Horse Car
1885-1906 - Rutland Street Railway Co.
1895 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1906-1924 - Rutland Railway Light & Power Co.
1924 - streetcars discontinued

After 1924 - Rutland Bus Co.

St. Albans

1904-1912 - St. Albans Street Railway
1912-1921 - St. Albans & Swanton Traction Co.
1921 - streetcars discontinued

Springfield

1897-1921 - Springfield Electric Railway Co.
1921-1947 - Springfield Terminal Railway Corp.
1947 - streetcars discontinued

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Springfield VT-Charlestown NH (1897-1947)

Stowe

1898-1932 - Mt. Mansfield Electric Railroad Co.
1932 - streetcars discontinued

HISTORIC INTERURBAN TROLLEY LINE
Stowe-Waterbury (1898-1932)


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