In addition, there were numerous additional bus companies which eventually joined the Trailways system. But for various reasons they did not remain Trailways members. These companies generally resumed independent operation. A few of the companies eventually were acquired by Greyhound. Listed here are those bus companies which did not become part of the final Trailways system, prior to Greyhound's acquisition of Continental Trailways.
TRAILWAYS COMPANY ACTUAL COMPANY NAME YEARS MEMBER NOTES Apache Trailways Apache Trailways 1948-1949 Arrow Trailways R&H Bus Co. 1959-1963 B & W Trailways Boston & Worcester Street Ry. 1936-1936 Brooks Trailways Brooks Bus Line 1946-1959 Carolina Motor Trailways Carolina Motor Bus Lines 1938-1940's Central Trailways Peoria-Rockford Bus Co. 1937-1942 Cinc. & Lake Erie Trailways Cincinnati & Lake Erie Bus Co. 1940-1944 Coastal Trailways Coastal Stages 1957-1966 Dahlonega-Atlanta Trailways Dahlonega-Atlanta Stage 1946-1955 Denver & Interurban Trailways Denver & Interurban Motor Co. 1938-1947 Dominion Trailways Dominion Lines 1930's/1940's Frisco Trailways Frisco Transportation Co. 1945-1960 Georgia-Tennessee Trailways? Georgia-Tennessee Coaches 1949-1952 Greenville-Dayton Trailways Greenville-Dayton Transp. 1947-1948 Jacksonville Trailways Jacksonville Bus Line 1937-1955 Kansas Trailways Kansas Trails 1944-1950 Kentucky Trailways Kentucky Bus Lines 1952-1954 Lake Front Trailways Lake Front Lines 1970-2009 Lincoln Trailways Lincoln Trails System 1937-1940's M. K. & O. Trailways M. K. & O. Lines 1937-1953 Maine Central Trans. Co. Maine Central Trans. Co. 1952-1955 Mathis Trailways Mathis Bus Lines 1945-1950 Metropolitan Trailways Emery's Motor Coach Lines 1947-1949 Mid-Continent Trailways Mid-Continent Coaches 1946-1954 Midwest Trailways Midwest Bus Lines 1957-1960 Missala Trailways? Missala Stages 1949-1951 Olympic Trailways Port Townsend-Southern Stages 1949-1953 Ozark Trailways Ozark Trails 1945-1951 Pennsylvania Trailways Blue & White Lines of VA 1949-1951 Pine Hill Trailways Pine Hill-Kingston Bus 1966-now Providence Trailways Providence Trailways 1959-1962 Red Star Trailways Red Star Motor Coaches 1939-1947 South Central Trailways South Central Stages 1945-1954 Southeastern Trailways Southeastern Motor Lines 1938-1940's Southern Tier Trailways Southern Tier Trailways 1965-1970 Sun Valley Trailways? Sun Valley Bus Lines 1949-1954 Tennessee Trailways Washington County Bus Line 1948-1950 Tri-State Trailways? Tri-State Bus Lines 1948-1949 Virginia-Carolina Trailways Virginia-Carolina Coach Co. 1940-1942