PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The impending snowstorm is already causing disruptions for SEPTA, NJ Transit and PATCO commuters for Wednesday.
SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey Knueppel announced Tuesday that the regional rail lines will be running on a severe storm schedule during the snowstorm. Knueppel says it will be a Saturday schedule for most lines and that there will be a reduction in a number of trains that will run.
Knueppel added that there will likely be suspensions on some bus routes depending on how bad the snow gets.
Service on the Route 35 bus was suspended Wednesday morning. Information on all detours can be found here.
He also said that SEPTA will make service adjustments as needed for commuters.
For the latest on SEPTA, CLICK HERE.
PATCO announced they will begin running a snow schedule starting at midnight Wednesday. PATCO says that all trains will be local and will operate at reduced speeds.
Here is how the PATCO service will break down:
· Westbound Service
· 12:00 A.M. – 4:30 A.M.: Every 45-minutes
· 5:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 7:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.: Every 10-minutes
· 9:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 2:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.: Every 10-minutes
· 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 7:30 P.M. – 11:24 P.M.: Every 24-minutes
· Eastbound Service
· 12:00 A.M. – 5:13 A.M.: Every 45-minutes
· 5:43 A.M. – 7:43 A.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 7:43 A.M. – 9:43 A.M.: Every 10-minutes
· 9:43 A.M. – 3:13 P.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 3:13 P.M. – 6:43 P.M.: Every 10-minutes
· 6:43 P.M. – 8:13 P.M.: Every 15-minutes
· 8:13 P.M. – 11:47 P.M.: Every 24-minutes
For the latest from PATCO, CLICK HERE.
Amtrak will also be running on a modified schedule Wednesday.
For more on Amtrak, CLICK HERE.
NJ TRANSIT is implementing its Severe Weather Schedule Level 1 on its rail system as significant heavy, wet snow accumulation is expected throughout the state.
Rail delays and cancellations are possible as the storm progresses.
All Access Link service will be suspended statewide for Wednesday, March 21.
Bus and light rail services are anticipated to operate regular weekday schedules as long as weather conditions permit.
Light Rail delays and cancellations are possible as the storm progresses.
Customers should click HERE for updates.
PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Half of the flights in and out of Philadelphia International Airport were canceled due to the nor’easter on Tuesday and more are expected Wednesday.
At last count, airlines have canceled more than 200 flights at the Philadelphia International Airport
If you are flying anywhere over the next several days, be sure to check your flights status with your airline before going to the airport.
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