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by zebrasepta
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA GM Jeff Knueppel to leave SEPTA
Replies: 5
Views: 617

SEPTA GM Jeff Knueppel to leave SEPTA

https://www.inquirer.com/transportation/jeff-knueppel-septa-general-manager-retired-septa-20190821.html General manager Jeff Knueppel is leaving the nation’s sixth-largest transit agency at the end of the year, SEPTA announced Wednesday. His successor will be selected by SEPTA’s board, and a leading...
by zebrasepta
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Lansdale Founders Day Weekend
Replies: 15
Views: 986

Re: Lansdale Founders Day Weekend

This article tells why the steam engines won't be used. https://www.thereporteronline.com/news/excursion-train-parks-theme-to-mark-lansdale-founders-day/article_e9d7deac-c043-11e9-abf6-b38403408f5d.html "Unfortunately, we have found out that the steam engine will not be coming to Lansdale on Founder...
by zebrasepta
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...
Replies: 87
Views: 11256

Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Saw 592 coming into Lansdale at 10:09
by zebrasepta
Fri May 24, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA approves over $2 billion for operating/capital budget
Replies: 0
Views: 416

SEPTA approves over $2 billion for operating/capital budget

https://www.philly.com/news/septa-budget-2020-capital-operating-20190523.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; SEPTA on Thursday approved a $1.49 billion operating budget and a $675 million capital budget for the coming fiscal year. The budget, which will take effect July 1, includes n...
by zebrasepta
Wed May 15, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Independence pass on AM peak trains...
Replies: 45
Views: 15448

Re: Independence pass on AM peak trains...

Yeah, the Independence pass does work for trains going to center city before 9:30 AM but they haven't updated back part of the passes to reflect that and it still has the old information on the back.
by zebrasepta
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?
Replies: 53
Views: 10090

Re: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?

I'm wondering how the sets would do especially on the Paoli/Thorndale lines where the train slants at some stations
by zebrasepta
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA 3/10/2019 Railroad Schedule changes
Replies: 4
Views: 1494

SEPTA 3/10/2019 Railroad Schedule changes

http://www.septa.org/schedules/upcoming-rail.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Does anyone know what kind of construction is going on the Lansdale/Doylestown for midday service to be cut to hourly? Chestnut Hill West Line Changes include adjustments to departure times for select tr...
by zebrasepta
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Almost 40 SEPTA projects on halt due to Pa. Turnpike Lawsuit
Replies: 36
Views: 5093

Almost 40 SEPTA projects on halt due to Pa. Turnpike Lawsuit

https://www.philly.com/transportation/septa-projects-halted-pennsylvania-turnpike-suit-truckers-penndot-20190225.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; SEPTA officials put almost 40 improvement projects on hold this month as it awaits the outcome of a lawsuit that could slash a third of...
by zebrasepta
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Septa push pull overview
Replies: 94
Views: 18030

Re: Septa push pull overview

A pretty reliable source on the inside told me there are preliminary plans to run push pulls to Warminster, Doylestown, and Norristown when the next schedule change happens. I’m guessing the next schedule change will be daylight savings? Can anyone else confirm? Lansdale/Doylestown line can definit...
by zebrasepta
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Septa push pull overview
Replies: 94
Views: 18030

Re: Septa push pull overview

A pretty reliable source on the inside told me there are preliminary plans to run push pulls to Warminster, Doylestown, and Norristown when the next schedule change happens. I’m guessing the next schedule change will be daylight savings? Can anyone else confirm? Lansdale/Doylestown line can definit...
by zebrasepta
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Report SEPTA Delays Here:
Replies: 1087
Views: 284202

Re: Report SEPTA Delays Here:

Apparently there was a yard derailment that happened in Powelton Yard. https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/02/15/derailment-septa-regional-rail-lines/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A storage yard derailment is causing delays on SEPTA Regional Rail Lines Frida...
by zebrasepta
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: Why is Wawa expansion so slow and costly??
Replies: 239
Views: 76946

Re: Why is Wawa expansion so slow and costly??

New update on the Wawa project. http://www.septa.org/rebuilding/news/route1-closure-2019.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Starting at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 8, crews will begin to remove the rail bridge spanning U.S. Route 1 as part of the Elwyn to Wawa Service Restoration Pr...
by zebrasepta
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: BSL / Navy Yard Extension
Replies: 7
Views: 3892

Re: BSL / Navy Yard Extension

New news on the potential Navy Yard Extension http://www.philly.com/transportation/broad-street-line-extension-rail-navy-yard-septa-subway-20190201.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; SEPTA pitched three proposals on Thursday to extend the Broad Street Line to the Navy Yard, but the ...
by zebrasepta
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?
Replies: 53
Views: 10090

Re: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?

idk if SEPTA is gonna get rid of the bells on these if they ever got them at all since they started using the bells more on their push-pull sets and on the ACS-64s
by zebrasepta
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: SEPTA (and PATCO)
Topic: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?
Replies: 53
Views: 10090

Re: SEPTA to Piggyback on NJT MLV III (EMU) Order?

I wonder if these will have any height issues on SEPTA and also what would the naming for these would be and knowing SEPTA they'll probably take out the bathrooms.

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