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  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 6:41 am   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
Added to above...even ran runs pooling with arch-rival Greyhound! Shocked
  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 6:39 am   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
"CONTINENTAL TRAILWAYS" (1960-1975)..........

traildriver:

This inquiry is indeed your forte! Wink (been QUITE awhile since you've been seen in these parts!) Rolling Eyes

Am curious a ...
  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2024 5:05 am   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver:

Man, I haven't thought about "RED APPLE" in EONS!!!!!!! Shocked

I TOTALLY forgot this long-gone "bargain basement" outfit, but now, thanks to your jarring my me ...
  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2024 10:06 pm   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
NYO--
You are most welcome!

Do you happen to recall that "cut-rate" Red Apple bus line, that for several years competed with NJT's PABT - Hoboken line on Washington Avenue? They only c ...
  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2024 7:09 am   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
As an add-on to the above, Academy also has a garage on County Avenue in Secaucus, that is primarily their body shop...it was formerly "Body-Rite". They also do a lot of work for other com ...
  Topic: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2024 7:04 am   Subject: Recalling the long-defunct intercity operators.....
NYO--

Academy has two location's in Hoboken...the large one is at 14th and Jefferson, where the dispatch center, driver's room, training center, main garage and annex, and five or six bus storage l ...
  Topic: Coach USA Files For Bankruptcy/Liquidation
traildriver

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PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:10 am   Subject: Coach USA Files For Bankruptcy/Liquidation
Here's yesterday's full press release...

https://www.coachusa.com/news-and-media/coach-usa-initiates-voluntary-chapter-eleven
  Topic: GM Offers Air Conditioning
traildriver

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2024 10:22 pm   Subject: GM Offers Air Conditioning
I can just imagine the surprise and delight of unsuspecting passenger's boarding that Fifth Avenue bus on a sweltering hot and humid summer day in New York back in those days.... Very Happy
  Topic: GM Offers Air Conditioning
traildriver

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:37 pm   Subject: GM Offers Air Conditioning
What surprised me in re reading that ad, was they could cool the 40 foot, 2 door transit or suburban, without the need for the separate "pony engine", that the PD-4104 required.
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2024 6:38 am   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver:

EXACTLY what I wished to know; THANK YOU for sharing this info! Wink

"NYO"



NYO--you are very welcome. Always happy to share whatever knowledge I may have on a ...
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2024 6:45 am   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
Refresher courses (for drivers)............

Did GREYHOUND and TRAILWAYS drivers have to take a "refresher" course, at some point (written test and/or behind the wheel) throughout their ti ...
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2024 10:37 pm   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver:

Appreciate the response; I see that, basically, I was on the "right track"! Wink

It would seem then, that the more "prestigious" routes would indeed deem the ...
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2024 5:15 am   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
Just curious...........

Back in the days when GREYHOUND was still the undisputed Kings Of America's Highways, what constituted a "premier" or "prestige" route for the company?
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  Topic: YELLOW COACH & GM FUTURE & CONCEPT BUSES
traildriver

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2024 5:03 am   Subject: YELLOW COACH & GM FUTURE & CONCEPT BUSES
The second one in the second photo looks like a Corvair Greenbrier on steroid's... Very Happy
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Wed May 29, 2024 9:38 pm   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver:

First off, "WELCOME BACK!" (have not seen you around these parts for a spell!) Wink

I could NOT agree more; the "GREYHOUND" name, today, is long overdue to be ...
 
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