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SEPTA Finalizes Service Plan for Papal Visit

September 8, 2015
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SEPTA Finalizes Service Plan for Papal Visit

Stops on Market-Frankford & Broad Street Lines Doubled; Credits for Weekly & Monthly Passholders September 08, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 8, 2015) - SEPTA today announced enhancements to its Papal Visit Transit Plan, to maximize service for regular customers and visitors. The Authority also provided details on credits that will be available to monthly and…

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Fall Transit Schedules Go Into Effect September 6, 7, & 8, 2015

September 3, 2015
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Fall Transit Schedules Go Into Effect September 6, 7, &  8, 2015

Trolley Service Returns on Routes 15, 101, and 102 September 03, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - New schedules for City, Suburban, and Victory Transit divisions go into effect beginning Sunday, September 6, Monday, September 7, and Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Most timetable adjustments are minor, designed to account for seasonal changes in ridership and to improve…

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SEPTA Gets You Closer to the Pope

August 27, 2015
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Regional Rail One Day Papal Pass Sales Continue; Enhanced Airport Line Service Detailed August 27, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 27, 2015) - SEPTA's Regional Rail service for the Papal Visit is a great way for local residents and visitors to get close to the Papal Visit events on Sept. 26-27. The enhanced service plan with…

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SEPTA West Trenton Passenger Service To Separate from CSX Freight Operations

August 20, 2015
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SEPTA West Trenton Passenger Service To Separate from CSX Freight Operations

Monday Schedule Adjustment Planned for West Trenton Regional Rail Line August 20, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 20, 2015)-Due to the activation of a new signal system and the physical separation of CSX freight and SEPTA passenger operations, shuttle buses will replace all train service on Monday, August 24, 2015 between Woodbourne and West Trenton Stations…

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SEPTA General Manager Joseph M. Casey Announces Retirement

August 19, 2015
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Mr. Casey Has Led Authority Since 2008; Began SEPTA Career in 1982 August 19, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 19, 2015) - SEPTA General Manager Joseph M. Casey, who has led the Authority since 2008, today announced his retirement. After a total of 34 years of distinguished service in a number of roles, Mr. Casey will…

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SEPTA One-Day Regional Rail Papal Visit Pass In-Person Sales Start Friday, Aug. 21

August 19, 2015
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Rail Stations Will Provide Closest Travel Access To Papal Visit Venues August 19, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTA's online lottery offered opportunities for individuals across the globe to purchase Regional Rail passes for the Papal Visit. Requests were received from as far away as France and Great Britain, as well as from most states throughout…

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Delivery of 700th Hybrid Bus Marks a "Home Run in SEPTA’s Efforts to "Go Green"

August 17, 2015
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Delivery of 700th Hybrid Bus Marks a "Home Run in SEPTA’s Efforts to "Go Green"

Manuel McDonnell SmithPublic Information Manager In baseball, only 3 MLB players have ever been able to hit a 700 home-run milestone. This week, SEPTA marks its own major milestone in the transit industry by accepting delivery of our 700th hybrid-electric bus. The addition of bus #7353 means that SEPTA now operates one of the largest…

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Online Papal Pass Lottery To Be Held For Trolley Routes 101/102 ((edia/Sharon Hill) and the Norristown High Speed Line

August 7, 2015
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Online Papal Pass Lottery To Be Held For Trolley Routes 101/102 ((edia/Sharon Hill) and the Norristown High Speed Line

Entries To Be Accepted Over 24-Hour Period August 07, 2015 A limited number of special Papal Visit Three-Day Transit Passes for travel on the Trolley Routes 101/102 and Norristown High Speed Line will be made available through an online lottery scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 12. The special Three-Day Transit Passes are $10 each, limited…

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