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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


(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.


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.


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

PATCO Riders Finally Getting To Try Out Newly Refurbished Rail Cars

Later this week, PATCO riders will actually be able to use the first of the refurbished rail cars along the high speed line.


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Mass Transit Still Impacted By Train Derailment

Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak train derailment is still affecting mass transit throughout the region.


(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

PATCO Tweaking Plan To Rehab Train Tracks Across Ben Franklin Bridge

The 103 million dollar project is on time and on budget. They were about to go to the next step, according to DRPA CEO John Hanson.


PATCO shows off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Patco Says Rebuilt Rail Cars Should Begin Going Into Regular Service Next Month

John Hanson, CEO of Patco’s parent, the Delaware River Port Authority, says the persistent software issues have been addressed at last.

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Reopening Of Long-Shuttered Station Along PATCO High Speed Line Would Cost $18 Million

There’s been talk for years of reopening the PATCO high speed line station in Franklin Square, which has been closed since 1979. A new study ordered by the Delaware River Port Authority is now in hand, and being poured over by commissioners and staffers.


(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

Report: Reopening PATCO’s Franklin Square Station Would Cost $18.5M

The final report on the Franklin Square station will be presented at today’s board meeting.