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SEPTA Releases Southwest Connection Improvement Program Service Information That Impacts Regional Rail

Transit News | July 17th, 2019

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