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Patco High Speed Line

(A newly installed overhead fan circulates air in Patco's 15th Street station.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Patco Hopes To Win Fans By Installing Fans

The Delaware River Port Authority knows its recent capital projects have customers steaming, so it thought a small fix in the underground Philadelphia stations might cool them off.

07/04/2014

(The White Horse Road Bridge, in Lindenwold, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Lindenwold’s White Horse Road Bridge Closed As Emergency Repairs Planned

Officials closed the White Horse Road bridge near Route 30 after inspectors noted a pair of failed girders under the span caused the road to dip more than it should.

06/26/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Service Across Ben Franklin Bridge To Be Temporarily Suspended

All PATCO service across the Ben Franklin Bridge will be suspended starting at midnight Saturday.

06/07/2014

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

Highway Officials Clearing Access to Alternative Del. River Bridges as Ben Franklin Project Begins

One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.

05/22/2014

(A DRPA board meeting.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Takes Up, Gingerly, Thoughts of Having Septa Run Patco Line

The idea of Septa running Patco is a concept that’s closer to the “floating the idea” stage than anything definitive.

05/22/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Patco Admits Little Success So Far in Booking Shuttle Buses During BFB Rail Replacement

The summer will be critical, as trains will be placed on a single track across the Ben Franklin Bridge for two months, beginning just after Memorial Day.

05/09/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Changes Repair Schedule To Ease High Speed Line Delays

Officials are changing their plans for delaying service over the Ben Franklin Bridge as track replacement work goes on. Those changes take effect today.

03/21/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Patco Starting Two Years of Track Work on Ben Franklin Bridge

Riders might want to get themselves acquainted with new schedules for the high speed line that take effect this Saturday, because there will be delays.

01/17/2014

(File photo)

Patco To Make Permanent Its Rush Hour ‘Quiet Cars’

Patco’s Tim Ireland says the riders have spoken, and the rail operator listened.

12/26/2012

(DRPA's board meets at the agency's headquarters in Camden, NJ.  Credit: David Madden)

DRPA Approves Budget With Spending Cuts, No Toll or Fare Hikes

The agency has also concluded its lengthy process to codify new ethics policies and eliminate perks like free EZ Passes.

12/12/2012

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Two Suspects Arrested In PATCO Station Attack In Center City

Two suspects Eighteen-year-old Timothy Williams and 23-year-old Steven Wiles are under arrest in connection with an attack at the PATCO station at 8th and Market Streets on January, 2nd.

01/07/2012

(Cherry Hill police lieutenant William Kushina announces the arrest of two teens in Philadelphia in connection with a South Jersey crime spree.  Credit: David Madden)

2 Philadelphia Teens Charged In Weekend South Jersey Crime Spree

“We recovered the gun, we recovered some of the clothing worn in crimes that have some blood stains on them. We’ll be sending them to the lab for analysis,” Cherry Hill police lieutenant William Kushina said.

07/28/2011

PATCO passengers can now save time by re-loading their Freedom Card at home, rather than using the kiosk at the station. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Passengers Can Now Manage And Re-Load Their Freedom Card Online

Starting today, riders on the PATCO high speed line will find it easier to use the electronic fare-paying system that’s now in place.

06/13/2011

patco fire

PATCO Train Fire Sends 3 Passengers To The Hospital, Disrupts Service

Regular service has resumed on the PATCO high speed line, after an early morning fire on Saturday in Camden’s City Hall station temporarily halted trains to and from Philadelphia.

04/16/2011

(File photo)

PATCO Examining Feasability of Speedline Sale

Board members instructed top managers to look into the idea at the suggestion of commissioner John Dougherty, who has been pushing the plan for months.

01/19/2011

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