Regional Rail

FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
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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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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
September 01, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Riders who use SEPTA's regional rail service in West Trenton might want to check ahead this holiday weekend. There is a change in the works. "We have crews that are going to be working," said SEPTA spokesperson Kristin Mestre-Velez. Mestre-Velez says shuttle buses are...
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A SEPTA train is on fire at the Glenside station.
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Mike DeNardo
August 29, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fire crews are on the scene of a train fire at the Glenside SEPTA station. SEPTA officials said all passengers have been safely evacuated from the train, and there are no injuries reported. A SEPTA spokesman noted the fire is underneath the train. Rail service is...
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
August 28, 2018 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are a senior who travels on the Regional Rail, you need to get a new SEPTA Key photo ID card by Saturday. The transit agency said paper senior citizen ID cards will no longer be accepted. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said riders over the age of 65 will need the...
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Inside 30th Street Station.
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 04, 2018 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is beginning some much-needed track work Saturday, and it will impact a few key regional rail routes for the next couple of weeks. A portion of track near 30th Street Station that's more than 80 years old is getting replaced. The area supports portions of the...
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 23, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA Key is moving forward in its progressive takeover of the transit agency's payment system. With the turnstile roto-arms in place and ready to go at all the agency's Philadelphia locations, SEPTA Key on Regional Rail is ready to get rolling. On Monday, 30th Street...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Regional rail riders have no doubt noticed the new turnstiles installed at Suburban Station and other rail stops. Now, they're going into service. The tap-and-go SEPTA Key fare card will soon be introduced on Regional Rail lines. Starting on Friday, July, 20, Zone 4...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 11, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service, in a move the transit agency hopes will improve reliability. As cameras captured the moment, train No. 901 pulled into the Chestnut Hill East station. It's the first of 15 new Siemens ACS-64...
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A SEPTA consultant is recommending the transit agency look at several ways to improve its bus network.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
July 04, 2018 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is prepared for the Fourth of July crowds. More people than usual are expected to use SEPTA to get in and out of Center City for Philadelphia's free Independence Day festivities, so SEPTA Public Information Manager Kristin Mestre-Velez advised people to be aware...
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SEPTA regional rail
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Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2018 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA has announced the date that some Regional Rail riders can start using the electronic SEPTA Key fare card. It's been used for city transit for two years. Now, SEPTA Key has arrived on the Regional Rail system, beginning Aug. 1. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said...
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