PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The ticking departures board at Philadelphia’s main train station could make its own exit soon. But just how long the letters will continue to flip and signal passing trains at 30th Street Station remains in question.Gas Prices Surge Again In New Jersey, Around The Nation
Amtrak spokesman Mike Tolbert says the plan to swap the Solari board with a digitized model is in its early design phase with no replacement timeline. A flipboard has directed station travelers for at least 35 years.READ MORE: Sixers Fall To Brooklyn Nets In Home Opener As Ben Simmons Saga Continues
Tolbert says the model has grown obsolete, making it difficult to find replacement parts.
Amtrak wants to improve the passenger experience with easier-to-read displays and says a digitized board with synchronized audio and visual components would comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.MORE NEWS: Southwest Philadelphia Shooting Leaves Man Wounded, Police Say
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