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Media Contact: Kim Plaskett
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Greyhound Relocates Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Downtown Intermodal Transportation Center
 
DALLAS (Sept. 14, 2004) – On Sept. 15, Greyhound Lines, Inc. will begin operations from the intermodal transportation center, Rapid Central Station, in Grand Rapids, Mich., at 250 Grandville Avenue SW.

“Greyhound has proudly served the Grand Rapids community for more than 70 years and will continue to do so,” said Richard Braun, district manager, District 5, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “By relocating our agency to the new intermodal transportation center, we are providing our customers more convenient connections to the entire Greyhound network, Indian Trails and the city's transportation services offered by the RAPID, all under one roof.”

The new Greyhound facility is open from 6:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., seven days a week including holidays, and offers 12 daily schedules to destinations across the United States including Detroit, Indianapolis and Chicago.

Located just two blocks from the former Greyhound agency in Grand Rapids, the new location also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX) delivery service. The former agency operated from 190 Wealthy Street SW. For ticket information in Grand Rapids, call 616-456-1700 and for GPX or baggage information call 616-459-1089.

Greyhound participates in more than 100 intermodals across the country. Intermodals provide seamless, door-to-door transportation for travelers under one roof by offering on-site connections to airlines, transit buses, vans, subways, commuter rail, intercity rail, airport shuttles, regional bus lines and Greyhound intercity bus services.

Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,300 destinations with 18,000 daily departures across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX), as well as Greyhound Travel Services including vacation packages, charters, sightseeing and shore services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the Web site at www.greyhound.com.

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