INTERCITY BUS COMPANIES

BURLINGTON TRAILWAYS


1944 MAP (WEST)


1944 MAP (EAST)


Formed 1929 as bus subsidiary of Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad. In 1936 joined Trailways.

Subsequently acquired the following companies:

Black Hills Transportation Co.
Acquired in 1939.

Operated routes radiating from Rapid City SD.

Platte Valley-Cheyenne Short Line
Began operations in 1932, acquired in 1939.

Operated from Rapid City SD to Cheyenne WY.

Platte Valley Stages
Began operations in 1932, acquired in 1939.

Operated from Torrington WY to Scottsbluff NE.

Grand Island-Broken Bow Stages
Began operations in 1932, acquired in 1940.

Operated from Grand Island to Broken Bow NE.

Scottsbluff-Sterling Motor Lines
Began operations in 1932, acquired in 1940.

Operated from Scottsbluff NE to Sterling CO.

Loup Valley Stages
Began operations in 1932, acquired in 1940.

Operated from Grand Island to Taylor NE.

Alliance-Chadron Bus Line
Acquired in 1941.

Operated from Alliance to Chadron NE.

Fort Collins-Laramie-Walden Stage Line
Acquired in 1942.

Operated from Fort Collins CO to Laramie WY and Walden CO.

M. C. Foster Lines
Began operations in 1925, acquired in 1943.

Operated from St. Louis to Quincy IL and Cedar Rapids IA.

Muscatine Davenport & Clinton Bus Co.
Began operations in 1942, acquired in 1944.

Operated from Muscatine to Davenport and Clinton IA.

Burlington Transportation Co. sold in 1946 to American Buslines, sold in 1953 to Transcontinental Bus System/Continental Trailways.


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