June 30, 1987
The company threatened to scuttle its merger with Trailways Lines unless the government allows a Greyhound affiliate to immediately take over Trailways' operations. In a filing with the Interstate Commerce Commission, Greyhound said that Trailways could collapse "in a matter of days" unless the two bus lines are allowed to operate together immediately.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 1985 |
A Trailways bus hit a patch of gravel and swerved off a mountain highway in northwestern Colorado on Tuesday, slightly injuring 11 passengers, authorities said.
May 5, 1987 |
A Trailways bus and an 18-wheel truck collided on a rain-slickened interstate highway Monday, killing six people and injuring 19, police said. The truck "jumped the median and apparently hit it (the bus) broadside," Trailways ticket agent Michael Wright said. The bus was leaving Beaumont for Houston with about 20 people aboard, he said. "The bus reportedly split open," Beaumont police Sgt. Joe Hebert said.
April 10, 1988
The former Trailways Lines bus maintenance facility at 1501 S. Central Ave. is being recycled by its new owners, the Greaten Corp., a children's wear manufacturer, into a distribution center. The 57,225-square-foot building and its 2-acre site was purchased for about $3 million, according to Coldwell Banker which represented both parties.
June 22, 1987 |
A Trailways bus rammed a slow-moving tractor trailer rig from behind early today on Interstate 20 east of here, killing at least two people and injuring 19 others, state police said. Investigators said the tractor-trailer rig had a flat tire and was moving slowly when it was rammed by the bus.
June 23, 1987 |
A Trailways bus hit a slow-moving tractor-trailer truck from behind early Monday on Interstate 20, killing two people and injuring 19 others, state police said. Investigators said the truck had a flat tire and was moving slowly.
July 25, 1988 |
A Colonial Trailways bus veered off a road, apparently to avoid a collision, and overturned Sunday, killing a woman and injuring all 34 others aboard, authorities said. A car apparently was traveling in the wrong lane of the highway at the time of the accident, police said. The bus was traveling from Mobile to New York City.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 1985
Thirteen Dutch police officers and firemen got on a plane in Holland on Tuesday expecting to be flown to San Jose for the World Police and Fire Games being held there. Instead, they ended up in Los Angeles, the result of an error by trip organizers who apparently did not know that San Jose was 450 miles from Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Willie Wilson said Trailways Bus System has offered to drive the "Flying Dutchmen" up north free of charge.
April 4, 1990 |
At least five shots struck a Southeastern Trailways bus as it traveled along a Greyhound route from Nashville to Louisville, Ky., state police said. Neither the driver nor the only passenger aboard was injured. Kentucky State Police Trooper Eddie Lair said the shooting occurred on Interstate 65 near Sonora, Ky., about 55 miles south of Louisville. All five shots hit the bus on the driver's side, but none of them penetrated, he said.