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SEPTA Employee Struck By Train In Center City

SEPTA officials say the male employee was hit by a train traveling eastbound near 22nd and Market Streets.

08/11/2014

A Septa subway train.  (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

All-Night Weekend SEPTA Subway And El Service Extended To Nov.

SEPTA launched the pilot subway service on weekend nights starting June 15th, with plans to evaluate the experiment by summer’s end.

08/06/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Federal Mediation Board Tells Septa, Regional Rail Workers To Keep Talking

The National Mediation Board held a hearing with Septa and the two unions representing about 400 engineers and electrical workers on the Regional Rail lines.

08/04/2014

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Person Struck And Killed By SEPTA Train In Delaware County

Police are on the scene of the SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line Penfield station where a person was fatally struck by a northbound train.

07/31/2014

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Police: Suspect Assaults, Then Robs Woman Who Allegedly Bumped Into Him While Exiting SEPTA Trolley

The victim was treated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she required two stitches to her lip.

07/30/2014

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SEPTA’s West Trenton Line Down Due To Fallen Tree

A SEPTA Regional Rail line is suspended due to a downed tree.

07/27/2014

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SEPTA Passes Out Safety Pamphlets To Commuters, Again

SEPTA management and transit police are here at the East Falls stop along the Manayunk Norristown line, handing out pamphlets with safety tips.

07/17/2014

SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel shows off the new camera installed in the microphones of the hand-held radios three officers will carry during a 60-day test of the technology. (credit: Mark Abrams)

SMILE! You Might Be On A Septa Police Officer’s Camera

Three SEPTA police officers are now wearing body cameras attached to the microphones of their two-way radios as they patrol the transit system.

07/16/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Presidential Board Findings Support Septa In Regional Rails Labor Dispute

The Presidential Emergency Board found that SEPTA is correct in insisting that pay raises for the Regional Rail engineers and electricians follow the same pattern as raises for subway and bus operators.

07/15/2014

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SEPTA Police Arrest Passenger With Weapons Cache

A scare on a SEPTA subway train when a passenger is caught with a bunch of weapons.

07/15/2014

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Several Injured In Paratransit Bus Accident In North Philly

Officials say five people were injured Sunday when a SEPTA paratransit bus and another vehicle collided in the Fairill section of Philadelphia.

07/13/2014

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SEPTA Bus Driver Assaulted In North Philadelphia

The driver of a SEPTA Route 54 bus was assaulted by two men early Sunday morning in North Philadelphia.

07/13/2014

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Strong Storms Knock Out Power Across The Delaware Valley

Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.

07/08/2014

(One of Septa's new "Nova" buses.  Photo provided by Septa)

After Yearlong Delay, Septa Begins Road-Testing Its New Buses

Septa officials say drivers are taking the new bus for test runs, to make sure all the bugs are worked out. Earlier glitches included the wrong seats and mismatched paint.

07/03/2014

A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Touts Success Of Weekend Overnight Subway Pilot Program

SEPTA’s Assistant General Manager of Operations Ron Hopkins says so far, the two full weekends of this pilot program has seen a 40 percent jump in ridership on Saturdays and more than 60 percent increase on Sundays as the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines operate in the overnight hours.

06/30/2014

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