INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

MISSOURI

Intercity Bus Map/1976

Color coded map shows intercity bus routes in existence in 1976.

Blue indicates Greyhound, red indicates Trailways. Additional colors indicate significant independent bus companies, and are identified with labels. Black indicates smaller independent companies.

Thin blue or red lines indicate routes which were once part of Greyhound or Trailways, but later transferred to independent bus companies.

Beginning in 1927, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Missouri Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Dixie Greyhound Lines
Overland Greyhound Lines
Southwestern Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines
Burlington Transportation Co./Burlington Trailways
Missouri-Arkansas Coach/Missouri-Arkansas Trailways
Missouri Pacific Bus Lines/Missouri Pacific Trailways
Santa Fe Trail Transportation/Santa Fe Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Arrow Coach Lines
Crown Coach Co.
Des Moines Springfield & Southern
Great Southern Coaches
Jefferson Transportation Co.
Mid-American Coaches
MK&O Lines
Missouri Transit Co.
Ozark Trails
Southeast Missouri Bus Lines

Additional Bus Companies

Obscure Interurban/Intercity Bus Companies

The most obscure bus companies, not listed in the Russell's Guide but mentioned in the 1952 Mass Transportation's Directory, or sometimes mentioned in the WPA Federal Writers Project/American Guide Series books.


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