Amtrak train
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Paul Kurtz
March 01, 2020 - 9:21 am
Beginning Sunday, a new fare structure goes into place for Amtrak passengers that imposes penalties for passengers that cancel or reschedule their trips. Read more here.
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SEPTA regional rail with solar-powered signal
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Mike DeNardo
November 17, 2019 - 10:20 am
SEPTA announced plans to expand its solar-powered signals to three more regional rail lines next year.
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John McDevitt
September 29, 2019 - 9:46 am
Starting Monday, SEPTA is increasing capacity and trips on two of its Regional Rail lines.
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Mike DeNardo
May 13, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PATCO is scrapping its plans to cut train service and close stations overnight after backlash from riders. Commuters blasted PATCO's plans announced a week ago to reduce overnight service and close seven of the high-speed line's 13 stations overnight. So last...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting May 13, PATCO will be running fewer trains overnight, which the transit agency says is a move to improve safety. PATCO is cutting back its overnight service from trains every 45 minutes to trains every hour. Coupled with the overnight closures of seven...
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"Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails" opens Saturday at the Please Touch Museum.
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Hadas Kuznits
September 20, 2018 - 10:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thomas the Tank Engine has arrived in Philadelphia. A new exhibit opening Saturday at the Please Touch Museum, called "Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails," is sure to delight toddlers and young children alike. "This is the like Bono, John Lennon, rock star moment...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
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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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