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Judge Rules Against Foes Of Princeton Train Move

A judge has ruled against a group that is seeking to block the move of a popular train station in Princeton.

12/31/2013

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SEPTA Goes Festive For The Holidays

The company is decking out several trolleys, buses and even a Norristown High Speed Line train car for the holidays with lights, ornaments and boughs of holly.

12/16/2013

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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Amtrak Investigates How Train Headed To NYC Ends Up In Bala Cynwyd

Amtrak is investigating how a train headed to New York City instead ended up in Bala Cynwyd.

11/19/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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Top Railroad Experiences Near Philadelphia For Kids

Whether you and your kids want to relax and watch the world go by or get up close and personal with a museum’s locomotive, here are the top railroad experiences for children in the Philadelphia area.

06/25/2013

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NJ Transit Preparing For Winter Weather

Starting at 1 p.m. on Dec. 26th, the transportation system is offering full-system cross-honoring, which means that customers who take a bus, for example, can use their bus pass to take the train.

12/26/2012

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Regional Rail Service Restored After 4-Alarm Fire In Frankford

Philadelphia firefighters are on the scene of a four-alarm fire that broke out just before 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning at Aramingo and Wakeling Streets in Franksford. There are no reports at this time of any injuries or evacuations.

12/16/2012

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Amtrak To Test Trains At 165 MPH, Starting In New Jersey

Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor.

09/24/2012

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New Book Chronicles The Use Of Railroads During The Civil War

Railroads have been described as critical to our nation’s expansion into a world power but also played a dual role in the war that could have destroyed it.

01/14/2012

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Man Suffers Minor Injuries After Being Struck By Patco Train

Young man barely injured after being hit by a train in Center City.

12/17/2011

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SEPTA Expects Smartcard Technology To Be Up And Running In Three Years

It may have taken years, but this past week, the SEPTA Board finally signed off on a multi-million dollar contract to bring smartcards to the massive transit system.

11/20/2011

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Adventuring Through Philadelphia’s Public Transportation

Here are several options to help you escape the hustle and bustle of city life or to enjoy some of the treasures outside of Center City.

10/31/2011

Amtrak Back On Schedule After Three Days Of Power Problems

Amtrak is back up and running on a normal schedule this morning after three straight days of delays because of low-voltage along the Northeast Corridor.

06/24/2011

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Service Restored After “Low-Voltage” Problem Cripples Amtrak, NJT For 2nd Day

SEPTA’s Chestnut Hill West and Trenton lines are back to their normal schedule. Amtrak trains are facing only “residual” delays.

06/23/2011

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