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

PATCO Station Closed For 35 Years May Come Alive Again

A long closed station along the PATCO high speed line in Center City could come alive again. But the idea of reopening the Franklin Square stop has been considered, and rejected before.

13 hours ago

(Crews install a safety platform under the Ben Franklin Bridge ahead of construction work.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Patco Switches Track Reconstruction to Westbound Side of Ben Franklin Bridge

Single-tracking and lane blockages will take place for the next couple of months, this time to replace tracks and railroad ties on the northern side of the span.

08/22/2014

(DRPA chief engineer Michael Venuto.  Photo by David Madden)

Patco Thinks Delayed Rail Cars Will Be Ready For Field Testing Soon

Patco had hoped to show off the first of its newly refurbished train cars by now, but problems have delayed that.

08/20/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

PATCO Continuing To Replace Tracks Across Ben Franklin Bridge On Friday

Riders should get ready for those long waits at rush hour through about mid-October.

08/20/2014

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

PATCO Returns To Full Service On Monday, But Not For Long

Some good news for commuters who use the PATCO high speed line. Full service across the Ben Franklin Bridge returns on Monday, but don’t get used to it.

08/02/2014

The bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold, N.J. (Photo provided by Camden County.)

Lindenwold’s White Horse Bridge Under Emergency Repairs For A While Longer

A bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold has been closed for four weeks now, and it’ll stay that way for a while longer.

07/23/2014

(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

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

PATCO Ridership Down; Officials Blame Harsh Winter, Track Construction

Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says ridership on PATCO trains is down more than six percent over last year.

06/20/2014

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

Service Resumes After PATCO Train Stuck On Ben Franklin Bridge

A PATCO train was stuck on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge for about 40 minutes Tuesday night.

06/10/2014

(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

(Crews install a safety platform under the Ben Franklin Bridge ahead of construction work.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Shutdown Of PATCO Train Track Across Ben Franklin Bridge Begins Friday!

Riders who have dealt with the headache on Fridays and weekends since February will now have them 24/7, through the end of July.

05/29/2014

file photo of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Getty Images)

Rough Summer Ahead For Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey

Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/27/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey Face Rough Summer

Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.

05/25/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Fire Rips Through Vacant Burlington County Warehouse, Suspends Rail Service

Crews battled a two-alarm fire that broke out Saturday evening at a vacant warehouse in Delanco, Burlington County.

05/24/2014

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