We’ve all hit the skids on a pile of wet leaves, but the fall foliage also creates some slick conditions on the area’s railways.
“Power problems at Wayne Junction” is a phrase you often hear during KYW transit reports about delays on Septa’s regional rail lines.
SEPTA will cease all operations early Sunday morning because of dangers posed to commuters and workers by Hurricane Irene.
According to court documents, 37-year-old Lewis Granger admitted that he used a battery-powered saw to get the converters off of at least a half-dozen cars, then sold them to a local scrap dealer.
Septa is redoubling its security efforts in the wake of allegations that Osama Bin Laden wanted to derail commuter trains on the anniversary of 9/11.
It took two years to restore the Allen Lane train station, which was built in 1885.
SEPTA is hitting the road to ask riders what they think about a new system for collecting fares.
SEPTA riders are not being asked to dole out for higher fares in the coming year, but the transit agency is warning that it is quickly running out of cash for station and equipment repairs and upgrades.
After suspending service earlier today on its Norristown Regional Rail line, SEPTA says service on that line will be extremely limited for the rest of the day — including for the homebound rush hour period.
Trains on the Chestnut Hill West line, Norristown Line, and the Trenton Line were stopped in their tracks because of overhead line problems.
In the next printing of its Regional Rail schedules, SEPTA will be putting color-coded bands across the top of the timetables.
Commuters around region are advised to allow extra time to get to work because of a winter storm that brought snow, ice and rain overnight.
On Christmas Eve, buses, trolleys, and subways run on a Saturday schedule and the regional rails will run on a Sunday schedule. Christmas Day city transit division lines run on a Sunday schedule and the trains are on a special timetable.
Septa urged passengers to make alternate transportation plans for their homeward trip, if possible.
Think of it as nature’s “Slip ‘N’ Slide.”
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