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SEPTA Unveils New “SEPTA Metro” Wayfinding System
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SEPTA Unveils New “SEPTA Metro” Wayfinding System

Today, September 7th, 2021, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) unveiled a new wayfinding system, named SEPTA Metro, which aims to completely overhaul how riders identify lines and services. SEPTA Metro would begin by renaming lines to match more identifying symbols and colors rather than names and numbers. Here’s a rundown of what is to change,…

SEPTA Capacity Limits Lifted
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SEPTA Capacity Limits Lifted

After a year of operating buses and trains with limited capacity, the limits are finally lifted. Passengers and riders can now board buses as normal without worrying about the capacity limits. Starting April 15th, 2020, SEPTA buses, trains, and trolleys were operating with limited capacity. According to SEPTA, the limits were at follows: Thirty-foot buses…

The Future of the New York City Subway B Division: R211 Subway Car Series

The Future of the New York City Subway B Division: R211 Subway Car Series

New York City, NY – MTA New York City Transit has unveiled the new cars, known as the R211s, a few years ago. These cars are to be built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Recently, a few new photos have surfaced of a few new cars in a near-complete state. What few know, is that unlike…

Massive Service Cuts in Store for SEPTA Regional Rail
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Massive Service Cuts in Store for SEPTA Regional Rail

According to SEPTA, there will be massive service cuts to the regional rail network with the upcoming regional rail schedule changes for January 24th. For the most part, the cuts will increase the wait time between midday trains from one hour to two hours, with most other times unaffected. However, as it stands, this still…

SEPTA New Flyer Xcelsior/Proterra Catalyst Delivery Status
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SEPTA New Flyer Xcelsior/Proterra Catalyst Delivery Status

This post is to keep track of all the New Flyer Xcelsiors and Proterra Catalyst buses arriving on SEPTA’s property. Last Updated on July 28th, 2021 New Flyer Xcelsior XDE40 Numbers: 3000-3524 delivered as of May 23rd, 2021,Order complete 20163000 – Callowhill Depot 2017New Flyer Xcelsior:3001-3059 – Callowhil Depot3060-3084 – Victory Depot3085-3101 – Southern Depot…

SEPTA New Flyer D40LF/DE40LF Retirement listing
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SEPTA New Flyer D40LF/DE40LF Retirement listing

With the New Flyer Xcelsior buses coming in quickly, SEPTA is actively retiring the New Flyer D40LF buses in the feet, as well as the New Flyer DE40LF “first generation” hybrids. This thread will keep track of all the current buses retired, and this first post will be updated every time something changes. Retired 2001…