Our Story

       The Trolley Company was started

      in 2009 by Eva Ritchey.  Eva was

      joined by two civic minded women,

      Shirley Palmer-Hill and

      Verna Shipman.  They envisioned

      a unique trolley system in downtown

      Hendersonville, North Carolina.

      After the pilot project ended at the

      end of the summer and it was

      evident that public funding was not

      available, Eva decided to go into

      business with the owner of the other                trolley in the pilot project.  

      In 2013 he decided to pursue

      other goals and Eva is now the 

      sole owner of The Trolley Company.


      Eva has been an advocate for mass

      transit for more than twenty years.  She

      loves trolleys.  In her words, "Trolleys

      are rolling communities.  They create a

      sense of fun.  People don't think of

      them as mass transit.  They think of

      them as fun."

      The Trolley Company hopes to offer

      many years of excellent service (and



14 Passenger Limousine Van Interior.

7 passenger Classic Cadillac Limousine "Snow White"

Our Newest!  Krystal Coach 32 Passenger 

14 Passenger Limousine Van.

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Our Fleet

​(Important Fleet Information at the bottom of this page)

45 Passenger Blue Bird All American


14 Passenger Limousine Van a/k/a

"The Great Grape Limousine"

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​​41 Passenger White Blue Bird Bus.

​Important Fleet Information:  All of our vehicles meet the legal standards for vehicles used for commercial transportation in NC and SC.  Every vehicle has a "For Hire" tag and carries commercial insurance.    There are some transportation providers in NC and SC that are renting vans from rental agencies such as Hertz and Avis and misrepresenting their legality.  These vehicles do not carry the required insurance or licensing.     

24 Passenger Buses Interior

10 Passenger Limousine Van

8 Passenger White Super Stretch Limousine "Stardust"

41 Passenger White Blue Bird Bus Interior.


24 Passenger Buses (A matching 24 Passenger not pictured)

45 Passenger Blue Bird All American interior

55 Passenger Motor Coaches

1948 Chrysler Limousine

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Lincoln Town Car