INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

SOUTH CAROLINA

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.

(map also includes North Carolina)

Beginning in 1925, intrastate bus service was regulated by the South Carolina Railroad Commission, later the South Carolina Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Atlantic Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Carolina Scenic Coach Lines/Carolina Scenic Trailways
Queen City Coach/Queen City Trailways
Smoky Mountain Stages/Smoky Mountain Trailways
Service Coach Lines/Service Coach Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies certified by the South Carolina Railroad Commission.

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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