Papal pilgrims taking the Broad Street Line or the Frankford El now know where they’ll have to get off.
SEPTA was expected to announce today when Regional Rail transit passes for the Papal visit would be available, but Monday afternoon SEPTA said the announcement has been postponed for later this week.
SEPTA’s Andrew Busch says those systems had to be slowed down and shut down for safety reasons.
Whitemarsh Township Police expect 10,000 people to catch trains from the Fort Washington SEPTA train station on both days of the Pope’s visit.
Technical problems forced the transit agency to suspend online sales of its special passes Monday less than two hours after the transit agency began selling them.
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SEPTA officials promise 24-hour notice as to when the papal pass website will go back online and sales will resume.
Technical problems forced SEPTA to suspend online sales of its special passes for regional rail service during the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia less two hours after the transit agency began selling them.
The one-day passes cost $10 a piece and are being sold only online through a link at the transit agency’s website.
It happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Algon and Oxford Avenues in the city’s Lawncrest neighborhood.
Police say a SEPTA paratransit van overturned after colliding with an SUV near the intersection 60th and Lansdowne Avenue.
Starting Monday at 9 a.m., special one-day Papal Passes will become available for purchase.
Due to the signal problems, some scheduled service between Wilmington and Newark may not operate.
SEPTA says service was suspended between Doylestown and Penllyn around 6:30am.
SEPTA says trains may be a little more crowded today than usual as the company works to upgrade its fleet of trains.