ZiU (Zavod imeni Uritskogo) TROLZA Russia Trolleybuses – Myn Transport Blog

ZiU-5 The ZiU-5 (in Russian ЗиУ-5) is a Soviet trolleybus. The ZiU acronym stands for Zavod imeni Uritskogo (Russian Завод имени Урицкого, ЗиУ, which corresponds to Plant named after Uritskiy (Moisei Uritsky, a Russian revolutionary). This model of city trolleybus was in mass production from 1959 to 1972. Total number of produced ZiU-5s exceeds 14500…
— Read on myntransportblog.com/2014/12/06/ziu-zavod-imeni-uritskogo-trolza-russia-trolleybuses/

~ Pretty much everything you would want to know about Russian trolleybuses. Lately Trolza f/k/a Uritsky have announced plans to open a transplant in Buenos Aires, making electric buses with Siberian-designed lithium-ion batteries. It’s a small, small world. I understand the firm dates to the 19th century and I wonder if Anna Karenina or the Karamazov Bros. ever rode in their coaches. Now that would be something to blog about. ~ @fridrix