CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn. – SEPTA cut the ribbon at a ceremony celebrating its new Conshohocken Station on the Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line.
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA will deploy overnight crews to clean tracks until early December as a response to slippery rail season.
PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak and SEPTA could possibly reconnect its stations at 30th Street in Philadelphia, allowing for better access for commuters.
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA announces it has awarded a design contract for the ADA improvements to three of its stations.
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA announced its final phase of SCIP to start this month with an expected completion date of August 26th, and train service will be impacted.
PHILADELPHIA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority continues its eleventh year of the Trolley Tunnel Blitz with construction work on 22nd Street platform.
PHILADELPHIA –The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on May 24 announced the reappointment of Leslie S. Richards as the agency’s General Manager and CEO. The SEPTA Board and Richards agreed to terms of a four-year contract that runs through January 2027.
The SEPTA board has approved the purchase of land for the King of Prussia line project.
The heat wave that is smacking the Philadelphia area has SEPTA making repeated inspections on its track.
SEPTA’s board has approved operating and capital budget proposals for fiscal year 2023, advancing plans to fund everyday operations and major improvement projects.
Call it a modern version of the SEPTA commuter train service, but West Chester officials believe commuters will get the full treatment of what the old rail line offered.
SEPTA released three potential options for a long-term vision for Regional Rail.
SEPTA has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the final design phase of the King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) Project.
SEPTA released its proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Capital Budget and 12-Year Program. The proposed Capital Budget is a record-breaking plan – the first to break the billion-dollar mark, while the proposed 12-Year Program represents SEPTA’s largest-ever investment in the system at $11.4 billion – almost twice as large as the current program.
Last week, SEPTA’s Board approved an amended Capital Budget for the current fiscal year to add approximately $95 million in funding that has been made available through the recently enacted federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also referred to as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
In December 2021, RT&S reported on a collision between a CSX freight train and a SEPTA trolley outside of Philadelphia. The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on its accident investigation.
A SEPTA trolley and CSX freight train collided outside of Philadelphia this morning.
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined the probable cause of a SEPTA accident on July 8, 2019. Two excerpts from the press release are reproduced below, with a link to the full Accident Brief at the end.
SEPTA’s King of Prussia Rail Project has taken an important step forward. The project has received entry into the Project Development Phase under the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant program.
SEPTA announced last week plans to develop a vision for Regional Rail through a yearlong analysis and public feedback process.