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2-Alarm Fire In Kensington Shuts Down El Train, Damages Businesses

The fire started at 5 p.m. Thursday during the height of rush hour, forcing one of SEPTA’s busiest lines, the Market-Frankford El, to shut down near the fire scene.

05/08/2014

A Market-Frankford night owl bus picks up passengers. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Budget Proposal Includes Weekend Overnight Subway Service This Summer

A new plan from SEPTA could have the subway trains running overnight again – at least on the weekends.

04/15/2014

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UPDATE: Significant Change In Tone Of SEPTA, Union Talks

SEPTA and TWU Local 234 officials resumed negotiations Sunday morning, after both sides reported serious progress on Friday and said they were close to a deal.

Now, there has been a significant change in the tone of the negotiations, and any deal that was on the table is now in jeopardy.

04/06/2014

SEPTA riders at the Norristown Transportation Center wait in frigid temperatures for a Regional Rail train. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Moves Proactively To Combat Cold, Keep System Running

With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.

01/28/2014

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Woman Struck, Killed By Train On Market Frankford El

A 35-year-old Philadelphia woman whose identity isn’t being released was struck and killed by an eastbound Market Frankford El train at the Allegheny station

08/25/2013

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Woman Dies After Hit By Market-Frankford El Train

Authorities say woman is dead after she was struck at the Allegheny Station Saturday evening.

08/24/2013

Surveillance video shows mother, grandmother pushing baby carriage moments before the child is left behind. (credit: SEPTA police)

Baby Left Behind After Apparent Scheme To Avoid Paying SEPTA Fare

SEPTA police have decided not to charge a mother and grandmother who left their baby behind while apparently scheming to avoid paying a fare on the Market-Frankford Line.

03/26/2013

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SEPTA Remains Shut Down In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

City officials plan a full assessment of the damage brought by Hurricane Sandy. The key question: when will SEPTA be able to restore operations?

10/30/2012

Firefighters douse a warehouse fire, while inspectors check the structural integrity of SEPTA’s Market-Frankford El. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Elevated Service Restored After Philadelphia Warehouse Fire

The fire at Front and Girard affected SEPTA service on the Market-Frankford El and the Route 15 trolley. One firefighter was injured.

07/10/2012

Lindsay O'Brien

Exclusive: 10-Weeks Pregnant, Delaware County Woman Breaks Attacker’s Leg

Ten weeks pregnant, Lindsay O’Brien says she never thought twice about racing out of her Market Frankford El Train car at the 63rd St. Station last Wednesday when an alleged thief tried to steal her purse.

07/18/2011

Slasher

Police Recall ‘Frankford Slasher’ In Search For ‘Kensington Strangler’

As police search for the “Kensington Strangler” believed responsible for two murders and, as many as four sexual assaults, police homicide files tell the story of yet another serial killer who brutally murdered eight women

12/13/2010

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