regional rail

SEPTA Fourth of July Service
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SEPTA Train Strikes Taxi; Service Suspended

  [Update 9:20 am] SEPTA says service is restored. [Original] A SEPTA train has struck a taxi cab in Conshohocken, according to multiple reports. Service on […]

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Why SEPTA Transfers Should be Free

Without a doubt, the most influential transportation project in Philadelphia over the last 40 years has been the Center City Commuter Connection. The tunnel, completed in 1984, […]

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5 SEPTA Projects You Can Expect Progress on This Year

Remember the Crum Creek Viaduct on the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail Line, the poster child for SEPTA’s horrible physical condition? Its replacement is well on its way […]

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SEPTA’s Big Regional Rail Schedule Changes Start Sunday

Back in 1985, when service began on SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail line, the agency was still trying to get its railroad operations act together after […]

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SEPTA Opening First New Train Station in 20 Years

Montgomery County rail riders, rejoice! This Sunday, SEPTA is opening a new regional rail station. The Lansdale/Doylestown Line will begin operating on a new schedule […]

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SEPTA Is Trying to Become More Bike Friendly

SEPTA Regional Rail is booming. Last year the service set a ridership record: 37.4 million trips were made last year. To meet demand, SEPTA is buying new […]

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SEPTA Reports Record for Regional Rail Ridership

SEPTA this year has taken the express train to record Regional Rail ridership. In the recently ended July 2014-June 2015 fiscal year, SEPTA regional trains […]

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SEPTA Trains Temporarily More Crowded As Safety Upgrade Installed

Here’s the good news, commuters: Over the next few months, SEPTA will install equipment on its trains to make your ride safer than ever. The […]

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Increased Ridership Making SEPTA Regional Rail Packed

I rode a 7 a.m. train into town on Monday morning, and it was packed. Every part of it! I don’t often ride the regional […]

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Report: Total SEPTA Shutdown Could Come In February

Let’s forget the good news. There is ominous news about SEPTA, and we’ll focus on that. So, yes: The bad news is that a complete […]

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SEPTA Preparing for More Frequent Regional Rail Trains

On the same day that SEPTA officially rebadged Market East as Jefferson Station, as Center City District and city officials were cutting the ribbon on Dilworth […]

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SEPTA Settles With Regional Rail Electric Workers

CBS Philly reports that SEPTA has come to contract terms with Regional Rail electric workers — but that negotiations remain “tense” with Regional Rail engineers. […]

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Bright Idea for SEPTA: Regional Rail Lite

This week’s big news out of 1234 Market Street is that, as part of its big capital project catch-up list, SEPTA may purchase bilevel electric […]

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The Truth About SEPTA’s Doomsday Scenario

Three weeks ago, SEPTA General Manager Joseph Casey went to Harrisburg and laid out what’s become known as the “doomsday scenario” before the state Senate […]

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R.I.P. Bob Machler, DVARP Co-Founder

Bob Machler, co-founder and former VP of the Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers (DVARP), died Thursday after a stroke. DVARP is a nonprofit that […]