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Patco High Speed Line

(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

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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

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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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DRPA Delays Hikes For PATCO Fare, Not Bridge Tolls

Faced with budgetary deadlines and threats of financial repercussions from Wall Street, the Delaware River Port Authority voted Wednesday to allow $1 bridge toll increases to take effect as scheduled next July.

12/15/2010

(The DRPA Board.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

DRPA Board Postpones Decision On Bridge And PATCO Hikes

Commuters hoping for a break on pending toll hikes and PATCO fare increases will just have to wait a while longer for an answer.

12/08/2010