South African bus company Greyhound which also runs Citiliner, has announced it is shutting down its business on Valentine’s Day.
The company runs daily services to Zimbabwe. Having started operating in 1984, Greyhound had 37 years in the industry.
In a statement, Greyhound did not specify the reasons for discontinuing operations. Reads the statement:
Services have been discontinued effective 14 February 2021.
Passengers with tickets booked after 14 February 2021 will be refunded and are to contact our Call Centre 011 611 8000 or 087 352 0352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance before 31 March 2021.
We would like to thank you for your support over the last 37 years.
Transport is one of the sectors that were greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdowns.
Of late, there have been very few travellers from one city to another and hardly any from South Africa to Zimbabwe or vice versa after both countries closed borders to curb the spread of the deadly virus.