INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

MISSISSIPPI

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 1926, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Mississippi Railroad Commission, later the Mississippi Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Dixie Greyhound Lines
Teche Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines
Monroeville Bus Co./Colonial Trailways
Southern Bus Lines/Southern Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Arrow Coach Lines
Delta Coaches
Gulf Transport Co.
Missala Stages
White Eagle 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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