Regional Rail

Suburban Station
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the next few months, SEPTA will start to phase out paper TrailPasses on its Regional Rails lines. SEPTA is continuing its effort to move its fare collection onto the plastic SEPTA Key cards. The first paper products to go: weekly passes for Zones 3 and 4. "This...
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SEPTA summer construction
Courtesy of SEPTA
Mike DeNardo
July 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Saturday, a major construction project will disrupt travel for thousands of SEPTA regional rail riders. From Saturday July 20 to Sunday August 4 there will be no trains running on the Airport Line, only shuttle buses. Shuttles will also be used on the Media...
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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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