INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

NEW MEXICO

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 in New Mexico was regulated by the New Mexico State Corporation Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Pacific Greyhound Lines
Southwestern Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines
Cannon Ball Stage Lines/Cannon Ball Trailways
Santa Fe Trail Transportation/Santa Fe Trailways
Valley Transit Lines/Valley Transit Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

New Mexico Transportation Co.
Parish Stage Lines
TNM&O Coaches

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies listed in early Annual Reports of New Mexico State Corporation Commission.

Obscure Interurban/Intercity Bus Companies

Albuquerque
Additional Areas

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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