INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

VIRGINIA

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 West Virginia)

Beginning in 1923, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Virginia State Corporation Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Atlantic Greyhound Lines
Capitol Greyhound Lines
Richmond Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Consolidated Bus Lines/Consolidated Trailways
Carolina Coach Co./Carolina Trailways
Tennessee Coach Co.
Virginia Stage Lines/Virginia Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Bristol-Jenkins Bus Line
Reynolds Transportation Co.

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies certified by the Virginia State Corporation 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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