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Regional Rail

SEPTA riders at the Norristown Transportation Center wait in frigid temperatures for a Regional Rail train. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Moves Proactively To Combat Cold, Keep System Running

With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.

01/28/2014

SEPTA Market East around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (credit: Lynne Adkins/KYW Newsradio)

SEPTA Explains Why It Couldn’t Handle The Early Rush Hour Tuesday

After city government and many businesses closed early Tuesday, Suburban Station and Market East train platforms were packed with what amounted to an early rush hour. But SEPTA did not add extra cars or extra runs, resulting in equally packed trains.

01/23/2014

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Commuters And Travelers Can Expect Snow-related Delays

With more than a foot of snow covering the ground, commuters should be prepared for delays on Wednesday.

01/22/2014

(30th Street Station. Credit: Dan Wing)

Smooth Ride Home For Philadelphia’s Holiday Visitors

AAA was projecting a decrease of about 1.5% in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving weekend, and that projection seemed to be right on at 30th Street Station on Sunday night, where travelers were enjoying a pretty easy ride home.

12/01/2013

SEPTA's Swarthmore Regional Rail station. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Riders Concerned About Pa. House’s Failed Vote On Transportation Funding

For most commuters who rely on SEPTA’s Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line, word of a failed house vote on transportation funding is concerning, as SEPTA has said it would have to stop service on this line in 2015 without additional funding.

11/19/2013

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Study: Only One Third Of Workers In Center City Drive To Job

Nearly 40 percent of the downtown workforce lives outside the city and they, too, are abandoning cars.

09/10/2013

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SEPTA Board Expected To Pass Six Month Spending Plan

The Septa Board is expected to pass half a budget when it meets today.

07/25/2013

(File photo. Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Passengers On SEPTA’s Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line Face Boarding Changes This Weekend

SEPTA says the changes are due to a grade crossing replacement project at Indian Queen Lane in Philadelphia.

05/17/2013

(File photo. Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Shuttle Buses To Be Used Along Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line Due To Track, Signal Maintenance

SEPTA announced Thursday that shuttle bus service will replace rail service along the Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line on Saturday and Sunday.

03/21/2013

(File photo. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

SEPTA Phasing Out Tokens By July 2014

SEPTA says it’s the last major US transit agency to use tokens. But, effective July 2014, tokens will be a thing of the past.

03/15/2013

(A Septa regional rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Service On Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail Line Suspended After Person Struck And Killed By Train

The victim was struck at approximately 6:15 p.m. by an outbound train at the North Hills Station.

02/07/2013

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Man Hit By SEPTA Train In Center City In Stable Condition

A man was sent to the hospital after being hit by a SEPTA train in Center City earlier Saturday morning.

11/17/2012

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Teenager Struck By Train In Montgomery County

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday near the Ardsley Station.

09/12/2012

Silverliner stops at Fox Chase Train Station. (Credit: Dan Wing)

SEPTA To Retire Historic Silverliner Trains In June

The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society held a “Farewell to the Faithful Silverliners” tour Sunday.

05/06/2012

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All Aboard! SEPTA Sees Jump In Ridership

The SEPTA system is getting crowded. Ridership is up again, according to SEPTA Spokesman, Andrew Busch.

04/30/2012

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