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Updated: April 27, 2012

For the twenty-ninth 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.

MEHVA Hotline: (206) 684-1816.

MEHVA is a volunteer group of present and retired King County Metro Transit employees, and others, who are dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historic transit vehicles, which have operated in the Seattle/King County area. MEHVA is a non-profit corporation in the State of Washington.

Trackless Trolley Excursions

Thursday, 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 20: 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 21: 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 street fair with nearly 100 crafts and vendor booths or browse the town’s many antique shops. Buses depart at 11 a.m.

Sunday, August 18: 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 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 20: FALL FOLIAGE TOUR 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 14: 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.

MEHVA memberships are available to anyone interested in the continued preservation, restoration and operation of historic transit vehicles in the Seattle/King County area.

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