30th Street Station

Schuylkill Yards
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John McDevitt
March 30, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A park across the street from 30th Street Station is in the final stage of construction and will soon open to the public. A crane hoisted 25-foot Dawn Redwood trees from a truck to various sections of Drexel Square Park. They will form a perimeter for the 1.3 acre...
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Tim McLaughlin
February 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marked the first morning commute for a new SEPTA bus route. The 49 bus connects some neighborhoods north and south of Center City with University City. The line starts in Strawberry Mansion and runs through Brewerytown and Fairmount before crossing the river,...
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If you're planning to travel to Chicago for this weekends Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears playoff game, you have plenty of options.
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Mike DeNardo
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The company pitching Amtrak on a new schedule board for 30th Street Station will have one of its split-flap boards keeping track of pitches at Citizens Bank Park this season. The sound of rotating split-flap modules is always in the background at Oat Foundry, the...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Information board at 30th Street Station
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Mike DeNardo
January 07, 2019 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak is planning to replace the split-flap schedule board at 30th Street Station with a digital version, but one local congressman is pushing for an alternative. With the familiar click-click-click of the schedule board behind him, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle told...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) greets Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (left) after a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Soldier Field.
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Tim Jimenez
January 07, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Birds beat the Bears in stunning fashion Sunday night to keep their playoff run going. The clank-clank of the Bears' final field goal kick against the goal posts was heard around the Delaware Valley and has Eagles fans buzzing. There were plenty of people wearing...
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The days are numbered for 30th Street Station's beloved split-flap schedule board.
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Steve Tawa
December 11, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak's classic split-flap board at 30th Street Station may not be destined for the scrap heap just yet. Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson told Rep. Brendan Boyle during a lengthy discussion that the passenger railroad service may reconsider its plan to replace it with a...
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A rendering of the renovations set for 30th Street Station.
SEPTA
Paul Kurtz
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is celebrating being awarded a $15 million federal grant for improvements and renovations to 30th Street Station. SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel said this grant, along with additional funding, will allow construction to begin next year on a number of 30th...
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Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Nate Gerry (47) celebrates his interception against the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Tim Jimenez
December 04, 2018 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles fans have a little more pep in their step following Monday night's big win against Washington. A few weeks back, Eagles fans at 30th Street Station sounded off after the Birds' embarassing loss to the Saints. It wasn't pretty. People were already looking to...
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Information board at 30th Street Station
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November 30, 2018 - 10:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak announced Friday that the Solari train departure board at 30th Street Station will be replaced with a digital Passenger Information Display System in January as part of a modernization project. The rail company will is also replace the display boards at each...
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