TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN ALABAMA

SMALLER CITIES


Calera

After 1891 - South Calera Street Railway Co.
Streetcars discontinued

Decatur

Prior to 1904 - Decatur Street Railway
After 1904 - North Alabama Traction Co.
Streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Decatur Transit

Florence/Sheffield/Muscle Shoals

1891-1904 - Sheffield Street Railway Co.
1904-1924 - Sheffield Co.
1924-1929 - Alabama Power Co. (Southeastern Power & Light Co.)
1929-1933 - Alabama Power Co. (Commonwealth & Southern Corp.)
1933 - streetcars discontinued
Prior to 1941 - Burns Transportation Co.
1941-1950 - Shoals Transit
1950-1960 - Shoals Transit (American Transit Corp.)

Opelika

Streetcar co. - Opelika & Auburn Electric Railway
Streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Tiger Bus Co.

Selma

After 1866 - Selma Street & Suburban Railway
Streetcars discontinued
Private predecessor bus co. - Selma Bus Lines

Union Springs

Streetcar co. - Union Springs Street Car Co.
Streetcars discontinued

Streetcar companies are mentioned in the Moody and the Poor investment manuals, and "The Trolley And Interurban Directory", by Joseph Gross. But it is possible, that some of these streetcar systems with dates missing failed to be completed, and were never actually operated.


ADDITIONAL CITIES NEVER WITH STREETCARS

The only history found for transit systems in these cities, is from the 1952 "Mass Transportation's Directory", identifying these bus systems in existence as of 1952.

Dothan - Dothan Bus Co.
Phenix City - Randall Bus Line
Sylacauga - City Bus Lines
Valley - Valley Transit


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