SEPTA is still waiting on the last of its brand-spankin’-new Silverliner V rail cars that have been held up in assembly thanks to an issue with their doors. Back in ’06, SEPTA ordered 120 of the Silverliner V cars from a subsidiary of the Hyundai. So far, 113 have been received and 105 are operational. The remaining seven are stuck in assembly because they’re waiting on door components that probably won’t be ready until sometime in January. You’re all set to keep waiting since you’ve already been holding your breath for the planned smart card system as it is. [Inquirer]
- News: Report: SEPTA Buses Have Dangerous Mirror Flaw
- News: Report: SEPTA, Union Making Progress on a Deal
- Ticket: LONG WEEKEND: Lake Naomi
- News: Dear Willie Brown: Don’t Mess Up the Election
- Ticket: The Pilot of Beverly Hills, 90210 Has a SEPTA Bus In It
- News: Union President: No SEPTA Strike This Week
Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.