Greyhound Brings Its Premium Greyhound Express Service to Canada

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    Service Will Connect Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Red Deer with
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BURLINGTON, Ontario, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ -- Greyhound today announced that it will bring its successful Greyhound Express service to Alberta, with service between Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Red Deer starting Nov. 14. Customers will experience faster trips with direct and one-stop service between the cities. Tickets go on sale today at www.greyhound.ca/express with fares starting at $1.

Greyhound Express is a premium service, which launched in the United States in December 2010 and has since rapidly expanded to more than 30 markets, with hubs in Chicago, New York and Atlanta. Customers ride on new buses with a guaranteed seat and onboard amenities, including free Wi-Fi, extra legroom, leather seats and power outlets. And dedicated guest services personnel take care of Express customers' needs in private waiting areas at each location.

"We are extremely pleased with the phenomenal customer response we've received with our Greyhound Express service in the U.S. and as such recognized the need to expand our premium service to Canada," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "Greyhound Express will provide our customers with an experience that nobody else can provide - a high-quality, comfortable, convenient and affordable service with easy access to key markets in Alberta."

Greyhound Express customers can buy their ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing and print their ticket at home, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. All tickets are nonrefundable. For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.greyhound.ca/express.

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    About Greyhound
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Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Courier Express and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets, call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the Web site at www.greyhound.ca. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GreyhoundBus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus.

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SOURCE Greyhound

For further information: Timothy Stokes, +1-513-362-4600, tim.stokes@firstgroup.com, Danielle Clark, +1-415-486-3229, danielle.clark@edelman.com Web Site: http://www.greyhound.ca

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