News Release

News Release

Media Contact: Anna Folmnsbee
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Greyhound to Resume Limited Daily Service to New Orleans
 
DALLAS (Oct. 25, 2005) – Beginning Oct. 31, Greyhound Lines, Inc. will resume limited daily service to New Orleans, via Baton Rouge and Houston.

Two schedules will arrive daily in New Orleans, while two will depart from the city. One will depart Baton Rouge at 10:15 a.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 12:15 p.m. The other schedule will leave Houston and make stops in Baytown, Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas, and Lake Charles, Lafayette and Baton Rouge, La., before arriving in New Orleans.

Passengers departing New Orleans can board at the Main Station, located at 1001 Loyola Ave. Departures to Baton Rouge leave at 12:45 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

“Greyhound is very pleased to resume service to New Orleans,” said Ted Burk, vice president of operations, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “From the very beginning, Greyhound has provided assistance to those who have been affected by this season’s hurricanes. We are doing everything possible to help the citizens of these proud cities resume their normal lives.”

Limited public transportation is available in New Orleans. Greyhound recommends all passengers have their transportation to and from the terminal pre-arranged prior to departing from their original location. All transportation to and from New Orleans is subject to published tariffs, including all baggage limitations and liabilities. Please visit www.greyhound.com/travel_information/baggage.shtml for more information.

For more information or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.greyhound.com, or call 1-800-231-2222.

About Greyhound

Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,800 destinations with 16,000 daily departures across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX), as well as Greyhound Travel Services including: 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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