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|El Camino Trailways |

|Named Top-100 Fastest Growing Transportation Services Company by Inc. Magazine |

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|Inc. Magazine Announces 2007 Business Achievers |

|SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 24, 2008 – El Camino Trailways, San Francisco based motorcoach service provider with operations in |

|California and Nevada, announced today it has, once again, been named one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Transportation Services|

|Companies by Inc. magazine. |

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|For two consecutive years (2006 and 2007), El Camino Trailways has been recognized for its 143% business growth rate achieved |

|during the past two years, while the industry’s overall annual growth rate is a modest 5%. The company’s explosive growth has |

|also achieved it prominent position on Inc. Magazine’s Top-5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for 2006 and 2007. |

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|Each year Inc. magazine publishes a list of the 5,000 fastest growing, privately-held companies in the United States as well as |

|the Top 100 fastest growing companies in each sector. This includes Transportation Services, which is comprised of motorcoach, |

|trucking, transit and other transportation venues. |

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|Founded in 1962, El Camino Trailways is one of the most well-known and established motorcoach operators in the San Francisco Bay|

|Area. The company was acquired by a Silicon Valley based investor group in 2005, and since then has experienced dramatic |

|growth. Earlier this year, El Camino Trailways acquired a Nevada-based motorcoach operator to help extend its services reach |

|into the Reno-Tahoe market. |

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|“We are proud of our achievements in 2007 and delighted with the recognition bestowed upon us two years in a row by Inc. |

|magazine,” said Kumar Shah, Chairman of El Camino Trailways. “With our 2007 accelerated growth, we not only made the Top-100 |

|List, but also moved up the ranks from #71 in 2006 to #40 in 2006 from among all transportation services companies; we also |

|achieved the #2 rank among motorcoach companies in the Top-100 list.” |

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|El Camino Trailways is a member of the Trailways Transportation System (Trailways), which is is the oldest North American |

|motorcoach system comprised of independent, privately-owned motorcoach companies with an enviable reputation for providing |

|safety, security, quality, reliability, and value for services provided. The network offers a choice of transportation |

|solutions and services including: corporate, private charter, school and military moves, contract services, sightseeing, tours, |

|and travel planning to a customer base drawn from throughout North America and parts of Europe.. |

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|“We congratulate the extraordinary achievements of team member, El Camino Trailways. They are a wonderful example of how to |

|operate a successful business model, in good times or bad; it is uplifting to witness, even as our nation’s economy continues to|

|decline, they continue to rise in the ranks of business success,” stated Gale C. Ellsworth, Trailways president/CEO. |

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|“In addition to our growth leadership, we are also proud of the operational and performance improvements we have made – |

|including business and market diversification, development of our key customer segments - Tour & Travel, Corporate, Conventions |

|& Meetings, and Schools and Universities; and, on-going investment in mobile infrastructure and Internet/Web technologies to |

|further improve our operational efficiencies,” added Mr. Shah. “The investment we have made in Operations Support Systems is |

|helping to scale our business more effectively and efficiently; instrumental to the execution of our growth and acquisition |

|strategy moving forward.” |

|About El Camino Trailways |

|Headquartered in South San Francisco, California and with bases of operations in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, South Lake |

|Tahoe, Truckee and Carson City, Nevada, El Camino Trailways provides charters for Tour and Travel, Corporate events, Conventions|

|and Meetings, Private Groups and Schools & Universities to destinations in California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, |

|Colorado, Utah and other Western States. The company's interactive website at serves as a convenient |

|portal for travel groups and group travel planners. Established in 1962, El Camino Trailways is one of the most established and |

|one of the largest motor-coach operators in California and Nevada and a member of the Trailways organization. The company was |

|named ‘Top-100 Transportation Service Company’ by Inc. magazine for two consecutive years – 2006 and 2007. |

|For more information, please contact: |

|Lynn Markey |

|El Camino Trailways |

|Tel: (650) 989-2605 |

|E-mail: lmarkey@ |


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