SEPTA’s Trolley Tunnel in Center City Has Reopened

Had been shut down several weeks for maintenance.

Philly.com reports this morning that SEPTA’s trolley tunnel in Center City — shut down several weeks for a “blitz” of maintenance — has reopened.

That means trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 are now running normally.


The re-opening came on schedule, after the Aug. 1 shutdown. Workers were expected to have installed 14,140 feet of new track between 40th and 22nd streets, 24,000 feet of overhead wire, and 5,000 feet of wire support assemblies. Doing such work over the course of nights and weekend SEPTA said, would've taken nearly a year.

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