Regional Rail

Suspects in SEPTA shooting
Philadelphia Police Department
Antionette Lee
May 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is offering a reward for answers leading to the suspects who shot a train conductor in Mount Airy on Friday. Officials hope the $6,000 reward — $5,000 from SEPTA and $1,000 from the Citizens Crime Commission — and a video released Monday will help them find the...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
May 10, 2019 - 4:13 pm
CHESTNUT HILL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are searching for two men after an attempted armed robbery leaves a SEPTA employee shot in Chestnut Hill. According to police, just before 3:30 p.m. a 57-year-old SEPTA assistant conductor was exiting the westbound train when he was...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is expanding its SEPTA Key fare card to zones 1 and 2 on the regional rails next month. Since August, commuters on the two outermost zones on SEPTA's regional rail system — zones 3 and 4 — have been able to load weekly and monthly trailpasses onto their SEPTA...
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Lots of delays and hectic rides to work on ⁦SEPTA⁩ regional rail.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
March 04, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A modified SEPTA regional rail schedule was the cause for a lot of headaches Monday morning. Riders should be prepared to see those same conditions remain in effect throughout the day. Despite a lack of heavy snow, a lot of SEPTA regional rail riders still struggled...
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Wintry road in Buckingham, Bucks County
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
March 04, 2019 - 6:39 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As another blast of winter weather hits the Philadelphia region Monday, SEPTA ran a winter schedule on the regional rails, essentially a Saturday schedule, anticipating fewer commuters because of the snow forecast. "On a normal weekday we would have...
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Many roads in Center City are closed until 3 p.m. Sunday due to a heavy equipment helicopter lift operation, according to SEPTA.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 9:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many roads in Center City are closed until 3 p.m. Sunday due to a heavy equipment helicopter lift operation, according to SEPTA . As this helicopter moves equipment around Center City today there are street closures and @SEPTA detours. Stay with @KYWTraffic1060 for...
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Artistic rendering of KOP rail
King of Prussia Rail Project
Mark Abrams
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The proposed King of Prussia Rail Project — a 4-and-a-half mile extension of the Norristown High Speed Line — has now moved one giant step closer to reality. The long-studied extension of SEPTA passenger rail service into the King of Prussia area has begin the...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 17, 2018 - 7:35 am
GLENSIDE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA regional rail riders have new schedules to keep track of, as the transit agency looks to get more trains to run on time. Newly released train schedules, which went into effect on Sunday, show changes for most of the regional rail lines on weekdays. Some trains...
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SEPTA regional rail
KYW Newsradio, file
Kim Glovas
October 23, 2018 - 11:26 am
UPDATED 12:05 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After shutting down six regional rail lines on Tuesday because of overhead poweer problems, SEPTA says service is now restored. Passengers may experience residual delays of up to 30 minutes on the Norristown, Chestnut Hill East, FoxChase, Lansdale/...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
September 02, 2018 - 3:15 pm
YARDLEY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA's Yardley Station along the Regional Rail will celebrate upgrades that have been a long time coming. On Tuesday, SEPTA will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. to praise the completion of the Yardley Station Improvement Project, which now accommodates...
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