PATCO

NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 09, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Last week's surprise announcement that the Atlantic City rail line would shut down after Labor Day for several months of work has prompted Gov. Phil Murphy to call on New Jersey Transit to improve its communications with the public. Word was released late last Friday...
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Franklin Square Station
Matt Leon / KYW Newsradio
David Madden
July 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware River Port Authority is moving ahead with plans to reopen a long shuttered station along the PATCO high speed line in Philadelphia. And next week, they're expected to ask the feds to help pay for it. Franklin Square station has been shuttered for almost...
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The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away.
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 16, 2018 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting today, PATCO riders traveling between Philadelphia and New Jersey will now have more options this summer thanks to a new expanded schedule. Previously... "On Saturday's PATCO ran a 20 minute headway and on Sunday's we ran a 30 minute headway," said PATCO...
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PATCO train
PATCO Photo
David Madden
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- The last of the old PATCO train cars take their final trip Sunday before they're sent off for total refurbishment. This is the end of a long and sometimes painful process to modernize the 120 car fleet. PATCO GM John Rink says they decided to give riders a heads up,...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 28, 2018 - 10:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newradio) -- PATCO commuters this summer should be able to tap their Freedom fare cards to ride SEPTA -- but at a new price. Right now if they're hopping off the speedline and onto city transit, PATCO riders can buy round-trip paper SEPTA transfers for $3.50. SEPTA is doing away...
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PATCO train
Mike Dougherty-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradi) -- Advice for PATCO riders this weekend: Bring cash. A four-day computer upgrade means that PATCO's fare vending machines will not be able to accept credit or debit cards. PATCO is replacing the 10-year-old computer framework running its Freedom Card system, said...
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PATCO train station
Credit: Mike Dougherty
Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2018 - 10:00 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- PATCO's City Hall stop will be closed beginning Friday night through the weekend for paint work. The Camden station is closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday. Normal service will resume after crews repaint the ceiling. "We have a lot of peeling paint on the...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge repairs
Delaware River Port Authority
David Madden
April 19, 2018 - 12:45 pm
CAMDEN, N. J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) officials re-inspected work done on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge after emergency repairs were made last month on a critical support brace. Crews discovered a bigger problem during a routine inspection, which is done every two...
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