Greyhound buses return to Vicksburg with pickup point at Corner Market shopping center

Published 11:20 am Wednesday, October 19, 2022

After about a one-year absence, Greyhound is returning to Vicksburg.

According to information released early Wednesday, Greyhound Lines Inc. has a new stop in Vicksburg at 3046 Indiana Ave., which is the shopping center containing Corner Market, Planet Fitness and other businesses. A spokesperson for Greyhound said the location is a pickup point where riders can get on the bus. There is no station. The service began Tuesday.

“We are excited to be able to return to Vicksburg with the support of Mayor George Flaggs Jr.,” said Evan Burak, Greyhound regional vice president. “We are grateful to be welcomed back to such a wonderful city and we look forward to providing safe, affordable and convenient transportation for Vicksburg residents and visitors.”

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According to the press release announcing the stop, customers can choose from eight bus schedules daily and will also have seamless access to Delta Lines. The pickup point will operate from 2 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily.

“It’s great to see Greyhound return to the city,” Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said. “Our partnership speaks volumes about our commitment to ensuring the citizens of Vicksburg have access to intercity transportation. We’re excited for the community to take advantage of this service and we look forward to seeing the positive impact this relationship will have on the city.”

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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