Later this week, PATCO riders will actually be able to use the first of the refurbished rail cars along the high speed line.
Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak train derailment is still affecting mass transit throughout the region.
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.
John Hanson, CEO of Patco’s parent, the Delaware River Port Authority, says the persistent software issues have been addressed at last.
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.
The final report on the Franklin Square station will be presented at today’s board meeting.
SEPTA has announced some bus route detours for Tuesday due to the expected snowfall.
PATCO’s CEO takes to the rails to let riders know about the transit agency’s new train schedule that starts this Thursday.
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.
The next round of PATCO track work will mean revised schedules on Thursday and Friday starting next week.
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.
The wet weather and icy conditions were making for a slippery and slow commute Monday across parts of the Philadelphia region.
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
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.
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.