Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia
Greyhound Australia
Travel-EAGLE FARM, QLD
Travel-Eagle Farm, QLD
The A.A. Withers Bus Company started in Victoria in 1905, by introducing day tours around Melbourne. It was this Company that opened the virtually unknown route to the Australian Alps to coa..
PO Box 1475, Eagle Farm, Qld, 4009.
PO Box 1475, Eagle Farm, Qld, 4009.
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The A.A. Withers Bus Company started in Victoria in 1905, by introducing day tours around Melbourne. It was this Company that opened the virtually unknown route to the Australian Alps to coach tourists. The name changed to Pioneer in 1923. In 1927, Pioneer took a transcontinental trip from Melbourne to Darwin and just seven years later took a group of pioneering tourist's right around Australia. Pioneer, in conjunction with the Shell Company, undertook a survey of the route from Adelaide to Perth a distance of over 3,200 Kilometres in 1957. As a result of this survey Pioneer become the first coach company to run weekly trips across the country. GREYHOUND 1928 In 1928, Mr A.R. Penfold began a passenger service between Toowoomba and Brisbane in response to a rail strike, which had halted most transport out of the town. His Bullnose Whippet car sported a Greyhound radiator cap, which has since become the most recognised symbol for coach travel not only in Australia, but also around the world. The original Whippet car used by Penfold in 1928 is still in mint condition and registered for road use. Greyhound commenced interstate services in the late 1960's. During this time the company acquired coaches with luxuries such as air conditioning and on board toilets, offering passengers the fast and comfortable long distance coach travel we enjoy today.
The A.A. Withers Bus Company started in Victoria in 1905, by introducing day tours around Melbourne. It was this Company that opened the virtually unknown route to the Australian Alps to coach tourists.

The name changed to Pioneer in 1923. In 1927, Pioneer took a transcontinental trip from Melbourne to Darwin - and just seven years later took a group of "pioneering" tourist's right around Australia.

Pioneer, in conjunction with the Shell Company, undertook a survey of the route from Adelaide to Perth - a distance of over 3,200 Kilometres - in 1957. As a result of this survey Pioneer become the first coach company to run weekly trips across the country.

GREYHOUND - 1928
In 1928, Mr A.R. Penfold began a passenger service between Toowoomba and Brisbane in response to a rail strike, which had halted most transport out of the town. His Bullnose Whippet car sported a Greyhound radiator cap, which has since become the most recognised symbol for coach travel not only in Australia, but also around the world.

The original Whippet car used by Penfold in 1928 is still in mint condition and registered for road use.

Greyhound commenced interstate services in the late 1960's. During this time the company acquired coaches with luxuries such as air-conditioning and on-board toilets, offering passengers the fast and comfortable long distance coach travel we enjoy today.
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