INTERCITY BUS COMPANIES

ATLANTIC GREYHOUND LINES

Incorporated in 1936, evolving from the following companies:

Atlantic Greyhound Lines of West Virginia
Incorporated in 1928, renamed in 1931 from Blue & Gray Lines.

Through acquisitions and extensions, formed a main route from Richmond VA to Huntington WV via US Hwy. 60, and further west to Columbus and Cincinnati, OH.

Atlantic Greyhound Lines of North Carolina
Incorporated in 1925, renamed in 1931 from Camel City Coach Co.

Through acquisitions and extensions, formed routes radiating from Winston Salem. Acquired Hayes Bus Lines and White Bus Line, both companies with routes radiating from Columbia SC.

Atlantic Greyhound Lines of Georgia
Incorporated in 1931 as a subsidiary of Atlantic Greyhound Lines of North Carolina.

Operated from Augusta GA to Jacksonville FL via US Hwy. 1.

Old South Lines
Incorporated in 1933 as a subsidiary of Atlantic Greyhound Lines of North Carolina.

Acquired route from Queen City Coach, from Charlotte to Atlanta.

East Coast Stages
Incorporated in 1932 by acquiring Safety Transit Co.

In 1923, Safety Transit Co. introduced routes from Raleigh NC north to Richmond VA, and south to Fayetteville NC and beyond.

Old Dominion Stages
Incorporated in 1929.

Through acquisitions, formed a main route from Washington DC to Knoxville TN primarily via US Hwy. 11.

Skyland Stages
Incorporated in 1930.

Acquired routes from Asheville NC to Knoxville TN, and from Asheville NC to Augusta GA.

The above companies were merged in 1936 into Atlantic Greyhound Lines.

Subsequently acquired the following companies:

Inter-Carolinas Bus Co.
Acquired in 1941.

Operated from Greenville SC to Atlanta.

Pan American Bus Lines
Incorporated in 1934, acquired in 1942.

Operated from New York to Miami.

Atlantic Greyhound Lines consolidated in 1960 into Southern Division of Greyhound.


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