SEPTA says the Southwest Connection Improvement Program will rebuild the mainline infrastructure on the Media/Elwyn Line between 30th Street Station and the Arsenal Interlocking, just below University City Station, portions of which date more than 80 years. This track area also supports Wilmington/Newark and Airport Line services making it a critical rail connection for Southwest Philadelphia, Center City, Delaware County, and the economic vitality of the region.
Special construction Regional Rail timetables will be in effect for the Media/Elwyn and Wilmington/Newark Line Service. The Airport Line will operate as a Shuttle Bus service with a special construction schedule.
There will be temporary changes to the following Regional Rail schedules during the project that impact Bucks County:
Full details on the improvement program are at http://www.septa.org/southwestconnection/index.html