Pennsylvania: Rat rides SEPTA train, causes chaos for passengers

By Virginia Streva, Staff, Philly Voice; November 3, 2019 Anyone who’s taken a SEPTA train before knows that rats exist…

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Behind the scenes and into the past at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; July 12, 2019 Philadelphia’s train station, recently renamed the William H. Gray III 30th…

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Pennsylvania: Amtrak is suing SEPTA to raise its yearly rent from $1.00 to $1.5 million

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; June 26, 2019 SEPTA has paid Amtrak a dollar a year for the last…

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Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 18, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, JUNE 2019 – Here…

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Investigation: Can you bring a stuffed giraffe on public transit?

By Brian Hickey, Staff, PhillyVoice; April 1, 2019 Say you’re into taxidermy and fate would write a script in which…

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Task force looks to return rail service to Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

By Evan Brandt, The Mercury; August 10, 2018 PHOENIXVILLE >> Five days after Chester County released a transportation study that…

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Why Philadelphia’s Suburban Station is in the heart of the city

By Katherine Nails, Staff Writer, Philly.com; July 30, 2018 In late September 1930, Lit Brothers was having a sale. Suburban…

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Work to repair Northeast Corridor tracks damaged in derailment could take up to month, officials say

By Joseph A. Gambardello, Staff Writer, Philly.com; May 4, 2018 Work to repair tracks damaged by a freight train derailment…

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Amtrak Report Says 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Can’t Be Locked in Emergency Because Staff Don’t Have Keys, Cite Several Other Security Issues

By Vince Lattanzio, NBC 10; April 30, 2018 If Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station needed to be locked down in an…

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Study: SEPTA Drives $3 Billion in Regional Economic Impact for Southeast Pennsylvania

By Joe Trinacria, Philadelphia Magazine; March 30, 2018 According to a study released on Thursday by SEPTA, everybody’s favorite transportation…

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Pennsylvania: Millions in state funding awarded for Jefferson County rail project

  By Katie Weidenboerner, Courier Express; March 28, 2018 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission (STC) approved a $2.1…

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Some Philadelphia SEPTA Trains Were Canceled on Super Bowl Sunday Because People Didn’t Show Up to Work

By Daniel Rapaport, Sports Illustrated; February 4, 2018 Several Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) trains were canceled Sunday after multiple…

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Philadelphia: SEPTA passenger killed trying to jump back on train

By Joseph A. Gambardello, Staff Writer, Philly.com; February 1, 2018 A passenger on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line who apparently got off at…

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Burned body found atop SEPTA train identified as Philadelphia teen

By Jason Laughlin, Staff Writer, Philly.com; November 28, 2017 The teenager found burned on a SEPTA train has been identified…

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Philadelphia: Police seeking to identify young man killed atop a SEPTA train

By Jason Laughlin & Joseph Gambardello, Staff, Philly.com; November 24, 2017 The person apparently electrocuted Friday morning atop a SEPTA…

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New designs released for Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station overhaul

By Andrew Parent, Staff, Philly Voice; November 15, 2017 Amtrak revealed updated designs last week for a proposal to overhaul…

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Philadelphia: These are SEPTA’s worst rail lines. Here’s why.

By Justine McDaniel, Jason Laughlin & Dylan Purcell, Staff Writers, Philly.com; October 31, 2017 For commuters heading home to Bucks…

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Philadelphia: Plans underway for major retail upgrades, new vibe at Suburban Station

By Michael Tanenbaum, Staff, Philly Voice; October 9. 2017 With approximately 100,000 people passing through Suburban Station on a daily…

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Philadelphia: Will SEPTA ever start refunding you for your late train? Maybe, eventually, sort of

By Marielle Mondon, Staff, Philly Voice; October 9, 2017 Everyone who has ever ridden SEPTA’s Regional Rail, even on a…

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Pennsylvania: SEPTA Wants to Know Why In the World You Still Use Them

By Joe Trinacria, Philadelphia Magazine; October 6, 2017 SEPTA just loves its silly contests, don’t they? This past spring, Philly’s…

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