30th Street Station

30th Street Station is now named after late Congressman William H. Gray III.
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Cherri Gregg
July 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers passing by 30th Street Station may notice some changes on Wednesday. The station is being renamed after the late Congressman Bill Gray. The new sign is already visible on the 29th Street side of the Amtrak station, which now includes the words "William H. Gray...
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30th Street Station
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Travelers between New York state and Philadelphia were stop-and-go Wednesday morning , as Amtrak reported suspended service over nearly a three-hour span along the Northeast Corridor. According to Amtrak, overhead power line issues in North Jersey disrupted its trains...
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Philadelphia first responders outside of 30th Street Station.
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John McDevitt
June 08, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are investigating after they say a "white powder" was located on an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon. Following the discovery, officials say, passengers were evacuated at around 1 p.m. from the Northeast Regional Train at 30th Street Station. However, the...
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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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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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