TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN ILLINOIS

SMALLER CITIES


Anna

1907-1913 - Fruit Growers' Refrigeration & Power Co.
After 1913 - Central Illinois Public Service Co.
1925 - streetcars replaced with buses

After 1942 - Anna Cab & Coach Line

Beardstown

Private bus co. in 1952 - Beardstown Transit Co.

Chester

Private bus co. in 1952 - Chester Coach Lines

Hillsboro

1907-1913 - Hillsboro Street Railway Co.
1913-1923 - Southern Illinois Light & Power Co.
1923-1926 - Illinois Power & Light Co.
1926 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Hillsboro Transit Co.

Lawrenceville

Private bus co. in 1952 - Lawrenceville Transit Lines

Litchfield

Private bus co. in 1952 - Litchfield Transit Co.

Metropolis

After 1947 - Southern Illinois Transit Lines

Mount Carmel

Prior to 1948 - Southern Illinois Transit Lines
After 1948 - Arnold Bus Co.

Olney

Private bus co. in 1952 - Olney Motor Coach Co.

Savanna

Private bus co. in 1952 - Savanna City Bus

West Frankfort

After 1920 - Southern Illinois Bus Line
Private bus co. in 1952 - West Frankfort Bus Co.


ADDITIONAL CITIES WITH HORSE CARS ONLY

In several smaller cities in Illinois, horse car routes were constructed in the late 1800's. But those routes were abandoned early, never converted to electric power.

Chillicothe - Peoples Street Railway Co. (1892-1899, horse)
Du Quoin - Du Quoin Street Railroad Co. (1890-1898, horse)
Du Quoin - Du Quoin Street Railway Co. (1898-1900, horse)
Mechanicsburg/Buffalo - Mechanicsburg & Buffalo Railway Co. (1882-1905, mule)


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