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Updated: May 22nd, 2018

For the thirty-fourth year the Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association (MEHVA) is sponsoring excursions and special trips using our fleet of historic trolley and motorbuses.

All trips will depart from 2nd Ave. S. and S. Main St., across from the Seattle Fire Department Headquarters. Fares are $5 for everyone, children age 5 and under are free. ORCA, Metro transfers, tickets, or passes are not accepted. Please, no food or beverages onboard the historic buses.

The Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association - MEHVA is a non-profit, tax exempt all volunteer group dedicated to the preservation of Seattle and King County's transit heritage through the restoration and operation of vintage transit vehicles as a working, living museum demonstrating the importance of public transportation in the region. Membership is open to anyone interested.

Trackless Trolley Excursions

Wednesday, July 4: SEATTLE TROLLEY TOUR Enjoy an unhurried 4-hour tour of city’s unique trolley bus system. Our restored trackless trolley buses will take you from Seattle’s hectic downtown to several fine old neighborhoods throughout the city. Tour stops for photos and lunch. Trackless trolleys depart at 11 AM.

Friday, September 21: NIGHT TROLLEY TOUR A 3-hour tour of Seattle’s distinctive and varied nightlife neighborhoods; Pioneer Square, Broadway, lower Queen Anne and the University District. Tour stops for photos and coffee. Trackless trolleys depart at 7 PM.

Motor Bus Excursions

Sunday, June 10: INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT - BEACON HILL TOUR Ride several generations of buses from Seattle and King County’s transit history on a 20 minute drive in and around the International District and Beacon Hill neighborhoods. Tour stops for photos. You can ride once or continuously for one fare between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM with coaches departing approximately every 10 minutes.

Sunday, August 19: SNOQALMIE TOUR A leisurely 4˝-hour scenic trip to celebrate Snoqualmie Railroad Days honoring the town’s railroading and logging origins. Visit the spectacular Snoqualmie Falls and the Hydroelectric Museum, ride the train from the restored depot built in 1890 to North Bend or enjoy the events at Railroad days. Buses depart at 11:30 AM.

Sunday, October 14: FALL FOLIAGE TOUR Take a scenic 4-hour trip through the Cascade foothills along the quiet back roads of east King County as the autumn leaves are turning color. Tour stops for photos and lunch. Buses depart at 11 AM.

Saturday, December 8: SANTA'S LIGHTS TOUR Santa Claus takes time out from his busy schedule at the North Pole for a 3-hour tour of Seattle’s best Christmas lights. Buses depart at 7 PM.

Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association
c/o Metro
201 S. Jackson St. - CAB-TR-0350
Seattle, WA 98104

MEHVA Hotline: 206-477-0460