Burlington Trailways

Burlington Trailways is an inter-city bus company based in West Burlington, Iowa.

Burlington Trailways
HeadquartersWest Burlington, Iowa
Service areaWestern United States/Midwestern United States
Service typeIntercity bus
AllianceTrailways Transportation System
Fleet> 24 coaches[1]

Burlington Trailways was founded in 1929 as the Burlington Transportation Company, a subsidiary of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. In 1936 it was a charter member of the Trailways Transportation System, an association of independent intercity bus operators created to offset the growing strength of Greyhound Lines.[2][3]


  1. Mashek, Kera (August 17, 2007). "Trailways buses upgraded". KHQA. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved 2009-11-01.
  2. Schwantes (2003), 187.
  3. Yago (1984), 172.


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