Regional Rail Lines
A CBS 3 I-Team investigation reveals the dangers when cars and people wind up in the path of trains along SEPTA’s Regional Rail Lines.
The National Mediation Board, which has been overseeing talks between the two sides, says those negotiations have broken down and it’s ending its efforts to broker an agreement.
Septa says it needs $6.5 billion over the next ten years to improve crumbling railroad bridges, outdated rail cars, and substations that are 80 years old.
SEPTA says it has set a new ridership record on its regional rail lines.
SEPTA is starting track and signal improvement work and it’s going to affect passengers on the Manayunk/Norristown regional rail lines for three of the four weekends in February.
Riders on SEPTA’s Silverliner V regional rail cars may wonder why two perfectly good seats at the front of the new cars are roped off with yellow tape.
Hurricane Irene caused the cancellation of a lot of flights and put the brakes on a lot of trains. Fortunately, most rail services are expected to resume Tuesday morning.