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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.

05/25/2015

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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.

05/15/2015

(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.

05/03/2015

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(photo courtesy DRPA)

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.

03/19/2015

(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.

03/18/2015

Salt is spread on a slushy N 130 in Delran. (Credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Mass Transit Service Adjustments, Road Restrictions, Flight Delays

SEPTA has announced some bus route detours for Tuesday due to the expected snowfall.

02/16/2015

In an effort to let riders know about the schedule changes, PATCO CEO John Hanson handed out leaflets to riders in Center City.  (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

PATCO’s CEO Takes To The Rails To Publicize New Train Schedule

PATCO’s CEO takes to the rails to let riders know about the transit agency’s new train schedule that starts this Thursday.

02/10/2015

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

Patco Doing More Single-Tracking Across Ben Franklin Bridge, Through March

More inconvenience is on tap for Patco riders, as a new phase of the high-speed line’s ongoing track rehabilitation project begins this Thursday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Next Phase Of PATCO Bridge Track Project Changes Schedules

The next round of PATCO track work will mean revised schedules on Thursday and Friday starting next week.

02/05/2015

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Wintry Mix Makes For Another Messy Travel Day Across Philadelphia Region

It’s like Groundhog Day! The winter weather is once again impacting the Monday morning commute for drivers and others trying to make their way to work, school and elsewhere.

02/02/2015

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Icy Conditions Cause Messy Commute Across Philadelphia Region

The wet weather and icy conditions were making for a slippery and slow commute Monday across parts of the Philadelphia region.

01/12/2015

Patco's 15th Street station.  (File photo by Pat Loeb)

WiFi Could Soon Be Available On PATCO Trains

An agreement has been reached with the DRPA and Comcast to provide free WiFi service to customers on PATCO trains. If approved by the DRPA board, the service should be available by summer

01/10/2015

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

Refurbished PATCO Cars On High Speed Line Expected To Debut In February

In time, all 120 cars in the fleet will get that new look and feel, at a cost of $194 million, which is far less than what it would have cost to get new ones.

01/07/2015

(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

PATCO Takes New Look At Reopening Long-Shuttered Franklin Square Station

With a revitalized Franklin Square now popular, the Delaware River Port Authority is taking a look at putting the PATCO station there back into service.

12/12/2014

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