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Winthrop Sargent purchases P & B bus

April 4, 2019

Reports say that the ink is settling on a purchase agreement of P & B, McGinn, and Brush Hill, from the Anzuoni family which have owned the enterprise since 1948. The details have yet to be approved by the DPU in an upcoming April 9th meeting, but the ink is set to dry. Purchase price has not been revealed. Over 100 employees will remain, including family members who will be on the advisory board. Win Sargent is a South Shore entrepreneur who founded Winthrop Capital Advisors. He brings two partners: John Cogliano, chairman of the Mass Turnpike Authority, and Paul Fuerst, owner of a tax advisory company. 

Plymouth & Brockton changing hands

Brush Hill & McGinn part of P & B deal

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New Peter Pan Phila-Balt-DC Service in May

April 2, 2019

New schedules connecting Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia begin on May 10, 2019. The service will be offered on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays to start. The three hour trip makes a mandatory stop in Baltimore. Philadelphia becomes a potential transfer point for passengers (from west, north, south). Two new full schedules each for Philadelphia drivers and DC drivers. Plus Specials on Fridays and Sundays. 

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Ed Hope (1942-2019)

Mar. 5, 2019

Ed Hope, a 53-year member of Amalgamated Transit Union, and a Peter Pan coach driver for 30+ years has passed after fight with illness. Ed Hope reached a pinnacle of 4 Million Safety Miles as recorded with the National Safety Institute. He will be missed by all.

Obituary Hartford Courant – Ed Hope

Yates Funeral Home obituary

                           Peter Picknelly & Eddie Hope at Awards Banquet. March, 2016. Receiving 4 Million Safety Miles Award.  Only bus driver in the nation  to receive 4 million safety miles award.

 

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