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Travelers check out the board at 30th St. Station on Thanksgiving Eve. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Amtrak Expects 80,000 Travelers Through 30th Street Station On Holiday Weekend

Amtrak trains have been rolling on the busiest travel day of the year.

11/26/2014

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Pres. Obama Creates 2nd Panel To Try And Resolve Local Rail Dispute

President Barack Obama is establishing a second emergency board to try to resolve a contract dispute in the Philadelphia area between the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing train engineers.

10/10/2014

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Amtrak Offering Unique Fall Foliage-centric Train Ride

In honor of the season, Amtrak has just announced it is bringing back one of its rarer routes: the Autumn Express.

10/09/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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Special Schedule In Effect Due To Service On Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line Next Week

The special schedule begins on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 14.

08/29/2014

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SEPTA Reports Residual Delays After Person Falls Onto Train Tracks In Kensington

Shuttle buses were operating in place of trains between the Erie and Berks stations.

08/21/2014

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Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail Strike

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.

06/14/2014

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AAA Mid-Atlantic Offers Tips To Avoid Gridlock On Area Highways

The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.

06/14/2014

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SEPTA Strike Forces Commuters To Find Travel Alternatives

The SEPTA strike was inconveniencing riders who had planned to use the regional rails over the weekend, forcing them to make alternate plans to get to their destination.

06/14/2014

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SEPTA Regional Rail Workers Go On Strike

SEPTA’s Regional Rail service interruption plan is now in effect.

06/13/2014

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SEPTA Regional Rail Strike A ‘Virtual Certainty’ If No Settlement Reached

SEPTA officials are warning 120,000 daily riders on regional rail lines that the threat of a strike at 12:01 a.m. Saturday is a growing possibility.

06/12/2014

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Amtrak To Experiment With Allowing Pets On Trains

Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.

04/29/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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Public Transit Users More Physically Active Than Commuters

A study of physical activity and transit use, determined that walking prior to and immediately after transit trips is actually quite good for you – and an unexpected form of exercise.

03/21/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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