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  Topic: "AMERICA WITHOUT GREYHOUND"
traildriver

Replies: 9
Views: 268

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:16 am   Subject: "AMERICA WITHOUT GREYHOUND"
I just read the article, and pretty much agree with its assessment of the situation.
Greyhound does not have the advocates that Amtrak has for support, but the way Greyhound has been treating its rid ...
  Topic: Where IS everybody??
traildriver

Replies: 2
Views: 137

PostForum: Member Feedback & Help   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:58 am   Subject: Where IS everybody??
Part of this I believe is a general decline in interest in the industry, not helped by the decline of some of the pioneer companies...
I am currently on a world cruise, so only check in occasionally, ...
  Topic: GREYHOUND (Chicago-New Orleans, 1976)
traildriver

Replies: 4
Views: 235

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:41 am   Subject: GREYHOUND (Chicago-New Orleans, 1976)
I am on a long cruise currently, so I can't refer to my old timetables. If my memory serves me correctly, during that time, Greyhound ran three or four thru buses between Chicago and New Orleans. A ...
  Topic: 1965 blackout (how buses were affected)
traildriver

Replies: 3
Views: 254

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:37 am   Subject: 1965 blackout (how buses were affected)
IIRC, the city asked the TA to place several buses with the "batwing" signs in strategic spots, to benefit from their lighting......
  Topic: GREYHOUND (Chicago-New Orleans, 1976)
traildriver

Replies: 4
Views: 235

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:33 am   Subject: GREYHOUND (Chicago-New Orleans, 1976)
I am on a long cruise currently, so I can't refer to my old timetables. If my memory serves me correctly, during that time, Greyhound ran three or four thru buses between Chicago and New Orleans. A ...
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
traildriver

Replies: 16
Views: 816

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:58 pm   Subject: NYC-AC buses
But "No Pressure"....eh? Laughing
  Topic: NYC-AC buses
traildriver

Replies: 16
Views: 816

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:15 am   Subject: NYC-AC buses
That would probably be tough to answer...there are so many small ccompanies picking up in various spots around the city to possibly get an accurate count...
If you are just considering the PABT, ther ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
traildriver

Replies: 43
Views: 1608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:12 am   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
MaBSTOA 15....great shots, thanks for posting them! Smile
  Topic: More Fifth Avenue Coach History
traildriver

Replies: 3
Views: 289

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:40 am   Subject: More Fifth Avenue Coach History
Great post, agreed!
I had no idea that FACCO was ever involved (at least owning) long-distance intercity operation's...Gray Line 0f NY has a fascinating history of its own, of which I wish I knew mor ...
  Topic: GM Parlor Oddity
traildriver

Replies: 2
Views: 329

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:29 am   Subject: GM Parlor Oddity
I believe I have seen some Eagle's built that way, too....
  Topic: SCENICRUISER Article
traildriver

Replies: 2
Views: 245

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:25 am   Subject: SCENICRUISER Article
Great photo, thanks for posting! If there are more, would love to see them, as well... Smile

I miss seeing all those colorful license plates that used to adorn long distance coaches, now replaced b ...
  Topic: Generator on party bus
traildriver

Replies: 1
Views: 152

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:12 pm   Subject: Generator on party bus
Generally, no. Those are more commonly seen on recreational vehicles or motorhomes. Sometimes buses that were converted into motorhomes....
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
traildriver

Replies: 43
Views: 1608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
Reading Transportation Company was the only eastern railroad owned bus company that joined the National Trailways Bus System, dba "Reading Trailways" later on. When the ICC forced the railw ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
traildriver

Replies: 43
Views: 1608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:25 pm   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
X-Astorian....
Thank you so much for taking the time to find that, scan, and post it here!

I too learned from it...
I am somewhat surprised that Public Service, an interstate carrier, was not awa ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
traildriver

Replies: 43
Views: 1608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:16 am   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
Unfortunately, Hart Bus is correct in questioning it...
That type of book, if done well with good photo's, would tend to be a fairly expensive book to publish, and with its limited appeal, would be c ...
 
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