Springfield Union Station opened Sunday, June 25, 2017 following a $94 Million remodel four decades in the making. The surface area, including all the bus docks and multi-level garage building, and the train/bus station is at least six times the size of the current Peter L. Picknelly Transportation Center. 27 docks are spread out between Frank B. Murray Street, Dwight Street, Main Street and Liberty Street. Here is the Money Breakdown: Funding from the Federal Government: $43.6 Million. Funding from the State Government: $44.7 Million. Funding from City Government: $5.8 Million. Total Funding is $94 Million. Peter Pan Bus Lines and Greyhound Bus Lines will be following the PVTA transit busses into the new Union Station in July or August, 2017. The current terminal will be re-purposed by OPAL Real Estate. TBA.
Peter Pan Bus Lines is hiring for Motorcoach Operator position in all divisions:
- Springfield, MA
- Providence, RI
- Rocky Hill (Hartford), CT
- Chelsea (Boston), MA
- Secaucus (NYC), NJ
- Tuxedo (Wash DC), MD
- Transport passengers via bus over specified routes to local or distant points according to time schedule.
- Assist passengers on and off the coach, collecting tickets, fares, and providing informational announcements.
- Provide a positive and safe experience for customers.
June 20, 2017 Greyhound of Dallas, Texas has come to an agreement with Prevost Coach Sales of Quebec, Canada for the purchase of up to 360 new coaches over the next three years - beginning in 2017. The three year deal specifies the delivery of the first 60 coaches in 2017, with the option to purchase the balance over a 3 year period. This is the single largest contract in Prevost history. “Our team is quite excited to be able to build Greyhound buses again. We greatly value our long standing relationship with GLI and are appreciative that they have chosen Prevost as their brand of choice,” said Francois Tremblay, Prevost vice president/general manager. “We believe product quality and exceptional service support made all the difference in their decision. ” “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Prevost over the next few years. The quality of buses they produce will help us to keep setting the highest standard for transporting customers across North America,” said Dave Leach, president & CEO, Greyhound. Prevost website