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It was once a common practice for freight or passenger rail service to traverse paved or cobblestone streets. Yet today, there are still many places in North America that retain…
As of 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1, one week before Election Day, when thousands of Philadelphia inner-city residents would be using the city’s transit system to get to the polls, 4,738…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) discovered on July 1 a defect with its Silverliner V Regional Rail cars and took these cars out of service for the immediate (summer) future.
On June 16, Amtrak, Brandywine Realty Trust, Drexel University, PennDOT and SEPTA unveiled the Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan and announced the initiation of several follow-on projects to improve…
Following the Railway Age/Railway Track & Structures Light Rail Conference held April 27-28 in Philadelphia, about 30 delegates toured portions of the SEPTA streetcar and light rail networks.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on March 28, 2016 released its proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget and Fiscal Years 2018-2021 Financial Projections and announced that it will hold…
Ansaldo STS, a Hitachi Group Company, has been awarded a $53.2 million contract from Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) for the full design and build of the agency’s Media-Sharon Hill…
Siemens has been awarded a $118 million USD contract to build 13 ACS-64 electric locomotives for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of regional and mass transit in Philadelphia,…
The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority (CRRMA), working with the City of El Paso, Tex., has agreed to terms with Brookville Equipment Corp. for the complete overhaul, restoration, and modernization…
Regional Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board Chairman Pasquale T. Deon, Sr. and SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey D. Knueppel, P.E., on Oct. 14, 2015 announced the promotion of Richard G.…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) General Manager Joseph M. Casey, who has led the Authority since 2008, will retire effective Sept. 30, 2015, after 34 years of service.
With funding in place, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is delivering on its promise to restore essential infrastructure.
In a historic first, and in a rail industry whose labor and management leadership ranks long have been dominated by Caucasian males, the first all-female Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) in…
The board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has approved the acquisition of up to 18 ACS-64 electric locomotives from Siemens as part of its budget for the 2015-16…
Protran Technology, a Harsco Rail company, has received an order for railway safety technology from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of the sixth largest rail transit system by…
Most of the Northeast’s passenger rail systems intentionally shut down late on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in anticipation of what was expected to be a severe winter storm. But by…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said it has "completed the installation of an advanced remote switch and third-rail heater control system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority [SEPTA]."
Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) says its $130 million smart-card payment system, now dubbed "SEPTA Key," will be implemented on Philadelphia-area buses and subways beginning early next year, with implementation…
SEPTA has announced an intense, concentrated "Trolley Tunnel Blitz" beginning Aug. 1, 2014 and continuing through early Aug. 18, in an "around-the-clock" endeavor to upgrade and improve infrastructure. Service will…
SEPTA management appears willing to endure a strike to its regional rail system, possibly beginning this Saturday, June 14, 2014, rather than delay such action until winter, when weather is…
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