INTERCITY BUS COMPANIES

PENNSYLVANIA GREYHOUND LINES

Incorporated in 1930, evolving from the following companies:

Buffalo Interurban Bus Lines
Incorporated in 1924, in 1931 renamed Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines of New York. Was a subsidiary of Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines until 1935, when transferred to Eastern Greyhound Lines of New York. No longer part of Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines, in 1936 merged into Central Greyhound Lines

Operated from Buffalo to East Aurora and Olean.

Greyhound Lines of Indiana
Incorporated in 1926.

Operated from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Indianapolis-Cincinnati Bus Co.
Acquired in 1927 by Greyhound Lines of Indiana (above).

Operated from Indianapolis to Cincinnati.

Cardinal Stage Lines
Acquired in 1926 as a subsidiary of Greyhound predecessor Motor Transit Corp. Operations subsequently acquired by Greyhound Lines of Indiana.

Operated from Chicago to Philadelphia primarily via US Hwy. 30.

Yelloway
Formed in 1925 as a group of independent operators, in a failed attempt to operate a transcontinental bus system. Routes eventually assumed by various Greyhound companies, including by Greyhound Lines of Indiana in 1929.

Operated from Pittsburgh to St. Louis primarily via US Hwy. 40.

Interstate Highways Limited
Incorporated in 1925, in 1934 renamed Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines of Illinois.

Montgomery Bus Co.

Operated from Philadelphia to western suburbs.

Pennsylvania General Transit Co.
Incorporated in 1926 as subsidiary of Pennsylvania Railroad, in 1934 renamed Pennsylvania Greyhound Transit Co.

Operated from Philadelphia and Baltimore to Scranton.

Pennsylvania-Indiana General Transit Co.
Incorporated in 1926, in 1934 renamed Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines of Indiana.

Pennsylvania-Virginia General Transit Co.
Incorporated in 1929, in 1934 renamed Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines of Virginia

Operated from Wilmington to Norfolk.

Peoples Rapid Transit Co.
Incorporated in 1925, acquired in 1929 as subsidiary of Pennsylvania Railroad.

Operated from New York to Washington.

The above companies were subsidiaries from 1930 until 1936, when they were merged into Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines. The one exception was Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines of New York, which was transferred in 1935 to Eastern Greyhound Lines of New York. The following year, that company was merged into Central Greyhound Lines.

Upon formation of Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines in 1930, several routes from the two companies in Ohio and Indiana became part of the original Central Greyhound Lines, also incorporated that year. The original Central Greyhound Lines in 1935 was renamed to the original Ohio Greyhound Lines, and in 1941 was renamed to Great Lakes Greyhound Lines of Indiana.

Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines subsequently acquired routes from the following company:

Buckeye Stages
Acquired in 1938.

Operated main route from Cleveland to Columbus and Cincinnati.

One Buckeye Stages route instead became part of Central Greyhound Lines.

From 1936 to 1954, Pennsylvania Railroad had partial ownership of Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines.

Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines consolidated in 1955 into Eastern Division of Greyhound.


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