SOURCE: Jefferson Lines

Jefferson Lines

May 08, 2013 12:06 ET

Extended Range: Jefferson Lines Now Serving the Iron Range

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - Jefferson Lines Bus Company today announced new regional passenger bus service for Minnesota's Iron Range, with trips beginning May 15. The new daily service starts in Grand Rapids with stops in Hibbing, Virginia, the Duluth Airport, University of Minnesota-Duluth and Jefferson Lines' Duluth terminal. These new stops connect the Iron Range to Jefferson Lines' extensive network of bus schedules and transit centers, connecting locations as distant as Missoula, MT, to Wichita Falls, TX, to Milwaukee, WI, with thousands of travelers' favorite destinations in between. Cities and towns not directly serviced by Jefferson Lines can typically be reached by connecting with partner carriers, putting the entire country within range for passengers on the Iron Range.

"Duluth has long been a great location for us, an area with lots of activity, and we're extremely pleased to extend our range into the Iron Range," said Kevin Pursey, Jefferson Lines Director of Marketing and Culture.

The new bus routes open up a new option for Iron Range area travelers, who have not had bus service in many years. "We've heard from our customers in that area, and they asked us for this expansion," said Pursey. "These locations should provide better options and more flexibility for our passengers."

Bus schedule and fare information is available at www.jeffersonlines.com or call toll free 800-451-5333.

About Jefferson Lines
Founded in 1919 in Minneapolis, Jefferson has maintained its position as a leader in providing bus transportation throughout the Midwest. Jefferson Lines provides intercity bus service to thirteen states, serving more than 160 communities nationwide. Jefferson Lines provides direct connections to thousands of destinations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

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