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Wanted: Riders to Test PATCO’s Fare Integration With SEPTA

Commutes from New Jersey to Philadelphia are about to get a whole lot easier thanks to the long-promised integration of PATCO and SEPTA’s fare systems, […]

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PATCO’s Philly Ghost Station Just Got Closer to Reopening

Beneath the depths of Franklin Square sits an idle PATCO station which last saw customers walk through its turnstiles in 1979 – the same year […]

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PATCO Schedule Disrupted After Equipment Derails

PATCO service is running on an emergency schedule this morning following a derailment issue. Local trains are running every 15 to 20 minutes. There are no […]

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PATCO Boss: Sorry for the Bad Service, Everyone

It’s been a rough month for PATCO — so much so that the head of the transportation line is apologizing to customers. “We are very […]

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PATCO Cancels Multiple Rush-Hour Trains Out of Philly

Citing the snow and equipment issues, PATCO has canceled four rush-hour trains out of Philadelphia. PLEASE NOTE: The 4:45p, 5:06p, 5:10p and 5:39p EBs out […]

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It’s Shockingly Easy to Get Into Philly Right Now

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. For months now, the unfortunate message has been that visiting Philly this […]

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Eastern Half of The Gallery to Shutter in October

Officials from SEPTA and PATCO confirmed today that PREIT plans to shut down the eastern half of the Gallery mall on October 2nd, as the developer commences […]

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2008’s World Series Champs Helped Prepare SEPTA for Pope

SEPTA is still having issues with their transportation plan for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September. Yesterday morning, shortly after sales opened for the […]

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PATCO Will Begin Selling Papal Visit Passes Monday

SEPTA isn’t the only public transit agency tightening up its transit plan for Pope Francis’ visit in September. PATCO, the light rail line between Philadelphia […]

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PATCO Restores Service

After being totally knocked out by Tuesday’s severe thunderstorm, PATCO resumed service just after noon today. “Trains will run every 20 minutes until midnight when […]

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Storm Effects Disrupt Morning Rush

Good morning. Your commute may be interfered with by service disruptions caused by last night’s severe storms. Here is what we know: • PATCO service […]

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SEPTA Service Is Revived With Delays

Update 9 p.m. SEPTA reports: “RRD: All regional rail service is operating with delays of up to 2 hours due to severe weather conditions and […]

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PATCO Now Takes Credit and Debit for Paper Tickets

  Passengers who prefer plastic to cash will now have an easier time riding PATCO. The Philly-South Jersey rail service now accepts credit and debit cards at […]

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Pics Inside PATCO’s ‘Ghost’ Station,
Plus Poll Results

Early last week it was reported that if the Delaware River Port Authority decided to reopen their Franklin Square PATCO Station at 6th and Race, […]

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POLL: Would You Use Franklin Square Station If It Reopened?

On Monday the Inquirer’s Paul Nussbaum reported that it would cost about $18.5 million for PATCO to reopen Franklin Square Station, a stop on PATCO’s High Speed Line that […]