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Kelley Transit bus of Torrington, Ct closes doors

Feb. 18, 2019

Kelley Transit bus company of Torrington, CT which operated charters and commuter service has suddenly ceased operations last week. The company had declared Chapter 11 re-organization bankruptcy in 2011. The company had a transportation history of over 150 years!

Both Peter Pan Bus Lines  and Dattco of New Britain will likely bid on the commuter bus contract Torrington to Waterbury, according to spokesperson of the state bureau of public transportation. CT Transit will temporarily operate the service until bidding and award are completed within the year.

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Stagecoach is selling North America Megabus division

Jan. 4, 2019

Scotland based Stagecoach will sell its North America division: Megabus, to a private equity firm for $271 million. The sale is expected to be completed by late April, 2019 to Variant Equity Advisors of Los Angeles, CA.  Megabus is a combination of bus companies and licensed operators that provide coast-to-coast bus service throughout US and Canada.

BBC News – Stagecoach sells Megabus division

Megabus being sold to Variant Equity Advisors


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