By Tim Jimenez
GLENSIDE, Pa. (CBS) — SEPTA delays and overcrowding on the regional rails continued for the morning rush, but the agency says things have improved since they adjusted their schedule after putting leased rail cars into use.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: 62-Year-Old Man Violently Carjacked By Group Of Teenagers In Olney
Several trains bypassed stations during the rush, according to SEPTA, at least one of them, flew by the station at Glenside after it was turned into an express.
And because of the slowdown on the rails, passengers are switching up their routines. Like Jim, who normally takes the train from Jenkintown. He switched to Glenside.
“Hoping that it’ll be an easier way to get out of the parking lot this evening because Jenkintown was absolutely horrendous getting out.”READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Officer Hit By Gunfire At Parkway On July 4 To Be Acknowledged At Montgomery County Commissioners Meeting
And it’s not just the congestion at the Jenkintown lot on the way home, but trains kept passing him by at Jefferson station.
“Getting home yesterday took two hours instead of 45 minutes.”
So, he’s also thinking about hopping on board at 30th Street Station instead.MORE NEWS: City Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson's Minor Curfew Law In Effect Until End Of September
A huge inconvenience but he says that a little extra hustle gets him home at a decent time.