DALLAS, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound today announced it continues to expand its premium Greyhound Express™ service in the Northeast by adding several new routes between New York and Pittsburgh; New York and Richmond, Va.; Newark, N.J. and Richmond; and Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Service begins June 21, with at least three daily round trips. Tickets starting at $1 are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com. The new routes are the latest addition to the rapidly expanding Express service Greyhound operates in the Northeast.
"Consumer demand continues to grow on this popular service, and we are expanding Greyhound Express as fast as possible to meet this demand," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "Our Express customers appreciate a guaranteed seat, a place to wait for their schedule in comfort, and access to amenities like free Wi-Fi and extra legroom that make their trip more productive and enjoyable."
Greyhound Express offers customers onboard amenities such as free Wi-Fi, leather seats, extra legroom and power outlets. The new, environmentally friendly buses provide non-stop, direct service with a guaranteed seat for every customer. Greyhound Express operates from dedicated gates and a private waiting area, where a guest services specialist provides an extra level of service for customers.
Greyhound Express launched in December 2010 and currently serves New York; Philadelphia; Boston; Washington, D.C.; Newark; Baltimore; Silver Spring, Md.; Pittsburgh; Richmond; Chicago; Milwaukee; Madison, Wis.; Minneapolis; Indianapolis; Lafayette, Ind.; Cincinnati; Champaign, Ill; and St. Louis. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home, or pick it up at a new self-service ticketing kiosk, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. All tickets are nonrefundable. For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.com.
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