Regional Rail Lines

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I-Team Exclusive: Veteran Engineer, Conductor Tell Of Horrifying Moments When Wrecks Happen

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.

05/19/2014

(File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Possible Regional Rail Strike Still Months Away As SEPTA, Trainmen Reach Impasse

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.

05/02/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train pulls into the Market East station.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Warns of Cascading Cutbacks as State Funding Runs Out

Septa says it needs $6.5 billion over the next ten years to improve crumbling railroad bridges, outdated rail cars, and substations that are 80 years old.

09/12/2013

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SEPTA Sets Ridership Record

SEPTA says it has set a new ridership record on its regional rail lines.

07/23/2013

(File photo. Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Weekend Maintenance Work To Affect SEPTA Some 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.

02/02/2013

(Credit: Paul Gluck)

SEPTA Explains Its ‘Reserved’ Front-Row Seats In New Regional Rail Cars

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.

11/22/2011

SEPTA Train  Flood

Suspended SEPTA Regional Rail Lines, Amtrak Latest

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.

08/29/2011

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