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Updated: May 18th, 2017

For the thirty-third 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

Tuesday, 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 a.m.

Friday, September 15: 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 p.m.

Motor Bus Excursions

Sunday, July 16: SNOHOMISH KLA HA YA TOUR A special 4-hour scenic trip to the historic town of Snohomish to celebrate Kla Ha Ya Days where you can go to the Sunday Farmers Market, admire the hot rods and classic cars at the Car and Motorcycle Show and Shine or browse the town’s many antique shops. Buses depart at 11 a.m.

Sunday, August 20: SNOQALMIE TOUR A leisurely 4-hour scenic trip to Snoqualmie to celebrate Railroad Days honoring the town’s railroading and logging origins where you can ride the steam train from the restored depot built in 1890, visit the scenic spectacular Snoqualmie Falls or have a picnic lunch. Buses depart at 11 a.m.

Sunday, October 8: 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 a.m.

Saturday, December 9: 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 p.m.

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

MEHVA Hotline: (206) 477-0460