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8th Street Station Eastbound Elevator Replacement Project

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Service has resumed on the 8th St. Eastbound elevator.

The 8th St. Station Eastbound elevator replacement project will improve reliability to the Station and Market Frankford Line service.

Alternate Accessibility Service Options

Spring Garden Station:

  • Take Market Frankford Line to Spring Garden Station and cross the platform for Westbound service (towards 69th St.) to 8th St. Station

PATCO Access to 8th St. Station Westbound Elevator:

  • Customers have the option to enter through PATCO turnstiles using the PATCO elevators for access to the SEPTA Eastbound platform. Please look for signage at the PATCO fare entrance for instruction.

Accessible Bus Route Options

  • Customers may also use Bus Routes 17, 33, 38, and 44 for Eastbound and Westbound service on Market St.

The 8th St. Station Westbound elevator (located on the north side of Market St.), will be in service during this project

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Customer Tips & Additional Information

  • Elevator status information is updated daily on the 24-hour elevator status hotline: 877-737-8428 or online.
  • Customers will be notified prior to any additional changes at 8th St. Station

This Project includes:

  • Replacement of the elevator at the Southeast corner of 8th St. Station
  • Construction of a new elevator control room with power, lighting, and ventilation
  • Installation of new directional signage for customers and safety and security enhancements