New PATCO Trains Got Rid of Beloved Front Seats

The end of an era.

Here’s what the newly refurbished PATCO trains look like.






Looks real nice, but as PATCO spokesperson Tim Ireland confirms, “There are front seats, but they don’t face out the front window.” In other words, either a conductor will stand in the front compartment, closing it off to passengers, or passengers can sit there, but the seats will face sideways. In other words, the very best aspect of PATCO trains has been taken away. Here’s what you can’t do anymore. Without craning your neck, at least.