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PATCO Train. (File photo by Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO Plans Unchanged For Papal Visit

On the PATCO high-speed line in South Jersey, you will need a Freedom card or a pre-purchased pass to ride. No cash or credit cards will be taken that weekend.

08/06/2015

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO Service Resumes In Both Directions

PATCO says service was temporarily suspended in both directions due to a disabled train near the Ben Franklin Bridge.

07/27/2015

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SEPTA Regional Rail Passes For Papal Visit Go On Sale Online

The one-day passes cost $10 a piece and are being sold only online through a link at the transit agency’s website.

07/20/2015

File photo. Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square.  (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

PATCO Starts Selling Rail Passes For Pope’s Visit On Monday

The deadline for online purchases is Sept 1.

07/16/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

Suspect With Box Cutter Reportedly Threatens Man Walking In Rittenhouse

On Monday, June 22, 2015 around 9:20 a.m., the victim, a 59-year-old male, was reportedly walking from the PATCO station at 1600 Locust Street when an unknown male approached him.

07/13/2015

(The new interior of refurbished Patco rail cars. Credit: Patco)

Patco Trains Being Reinspected After One Shuts Down During Rush Hour

The Wednesday afternoon train was one of 12 refurbished cars in Patco’s fleet.

07/09/2015

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Latest PATCO Project Means More Single-Tracking Across Ben Franklin Bridge

Starting today, PATCO will run on a new schedule as work gets underway on the tracks on the north side of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

07/05/2015

A dark PATCO train at the Collingswood station. (Credit: CBS3)

PATCO Service Resumes; Trains Running Every 20 Minutes

The transit company says trains will run every 20 minutes until midnight, when the regular schedule resumes.

06/24/2015

A dark PATCO train at the Collingswood station. (Credit: CBS3)

PATCO Service Suspended For Wednesday Morning Rush Due To Power Outage

PATCO stations remain dark Wednesday morning after severe storms knocked out power in much of the region Tuesday night.

06/23/2015

PATCO Train. (File photo by Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO To Capitalize On Advertising During Pope’s Visit

About one hundred thousand people are expected to ride the Speedline each day when the Pope is here, that’s about triple the usual ridership.

06/22/2015

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Like SEPTA, PATCO Will Also Limit Station Stops During Pope’s Visit

The PATCO plan for the pope has express trains running from only four stations: Lindenwold, Woodcrest, Ferry Avenue, and Broadway.

06/18/2015

(PATCO File Photo)

Patco Now Accepts Credit Cards For Fares From Casual Riders

Until now, occasional Patco riders had to pay with cash at the ticket machines, and they’d get their change back in dollar coins. No more.

06/17/2015

PATCO Freedom Card marchine.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

New SEPTA Technology Should Make Things Easier, But More Expensive For PATCO Riders

The DRPA board is to vote later this month on a plan to integrate PATCO’s electronic Freedom Fare card with a similar system soon to go into effect on SEPTA.

06/05/2015

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

Patco Revising Its Fare Rules For 2-Day Papal Visit in September

“We’re going to revise our fare system for the day to provide for either a $2.50, one-way, or $5, round-trip, ticket,” says DRPA deputy CEO Michael Conallen.

06/03/2015

PATCO unveils new, refurbished cars. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Six Refurbished PATCO Cars Now In Service

DRPA CEO John Hanson said eventually all of the cars will be updated as part of a nearly $200-million project.

05/28/2015

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