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Planners Ask For The Public’s Input As They Look To Redevelop The Area Around 30th Street Station

Developers are looking for feedback on how to improve the area around 30th Street Station and they are asking for the public’s help.

06/17/2015

An Amtrak train heads through Frankford Junction on May 18th, for the first time since the deadly derailment on May 12th. (credit: CBS)

Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

About three dozen passengers boarded the New York City-bound train in Philadelphia, and Mayor Michael Nutter was on hard to see the passengers and train off.

05/18/2015

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio Frequencies

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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Protesters Gather At 30th Street Station As They Celebrate The Last Night Of Chanukah

Tuesday marks the last night of Chanukah, and for many local people of the Jewish faith they used the night to shine light on a movement very close to their hearts.

12/23/2014

Demonstrators protesting on floor of 30th Street Station (credit: Walt Hunter/ CBS 3)

Ferguson Protesters March Through Center City And Gather At City Hall During Tree Lighting Ceremony

Protesters are set to march from 30th Street Station to City Hall around 4 p.m.

12/03/2014

Travelers check out the board at 30th St. Station on Thanksgiving Eve. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Amtrak Expects 80,000 Travelers Through 30th Street Station On Holiday Weekend

Amtrak trains have been rolling on the busiest travel day of the year.

11/26/2014

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Snow Falling On Busiest Travel Day Of Year

Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.

11/26/2014

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Experts Say Local Holiday Travelers Will Have Plenty Of Company

The AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates more than a half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/24/2014

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PennDOT Secretary Comes Into Town With Check To Support “Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan”

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch in from Harrisburg for the announcement of $2.5 million to support transportation, commercial development community opportunities at at around 30th Street Station.

10/30/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 20

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/20/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Service Between Airport, 30th Street Station Restored

SEPTA says signal problems have put the brakes on all Airport Line Train service between the Airport and 30th Street Station.

09/21/2014

(Amtrak's 30th Street Station, with the Cira Centre in the background.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

US House OKs Plan To Rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station

A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station in honor of former US congressman Bill Gray has been approved in the House, and now moves to the US Senate for consideration.

07/29/2014

(An "Acela" sign, left, hangs on the wall behind the main ticket counter at Amtrak's 30th Street Station, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Amtrak Looking To Upgrade Current Acela Passenger Cars

Amtrak officials want boost the rider capacity and the speed of their Acela Express train service.

07/03/2014

Inside 30th Street Station.  (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Designer Warns Against Renaming 30th Street Station

U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah last week introduced legislation that would rename 30th Street Station in honor of the late Bill Gray, the Philadelphia minister and former lawmaker who became the first African American to serve as House majority whip.

06/20/2014

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SEPTA Ridership Down Day After Strike Ends, But Commuters’ Spirits Weren’t

The sound of trains running was music to the ears of the hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on SEPTA to get work.

06/15/2014

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