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Temple University Station Elevator Improvement Project

SEPTA will replace equipment and improve elevator operational features for the Inbound and Outbound elevators. The work, taking place between May and June 2018, will take only one elevator out at a time.

Phase I - Scheduled to be completed on Monday, June 4, 2018, the OUTBOUND Platform Elevator is currently out of service. The INBOUND (towards Center City) Elevator will remain in service.

Phase II - Beginning Monday, June 4, 2018, the INBOUND (towards Center City) Elevator will be taken out of service and the OUTBOUND elevator will return to service at the start of the service day.

Customers should follow the Alternate Accessibility Plans for Phase I and Phase II below during construction.

Alternate Accessibility Plan

PHASE I: OUTBOUND Platform Elevator Out of Service

To Enter the System:

  • Take ANY Regional Rail Train towards Center City to Jefferson Station

  • Cross over to the Track 1 and Track 2 Platform for INBOUND Regional Rail service to Temple University Station


To Exit the System:

  • Take ANY Regional Rail Train to Fern Rock Transportation Center

  • Cross over to the Track 1 and 2 Platform for INBOUND Regional Rail service to Temple University Station.


Available Bus Routes:

  • As an alternate to Regional Rail trains, customers can take Route 23 (11th & Norris Sts.) for service towards Center City or Route 47 (8th & Norris Sts.) for service towards Whitman Plaza.


Customers can also use Google Transit to find the best travel option.

PHASE I: INBOUND Platform Elevator Out of Service (Beginning Monday, June 4th)

To Enter the System:

  • Take ANY Regional Rail Train to Fern Rock Transportation Center

  • Cross over to the INBOUND (towards Center City) platform for Regional Rail service


To Exit the System:

  • Take ANY INBOUND Regional Rail Train to Jefferson Station

  • Cross over to the Track 1 & 2 Platform for OUTBOUND Regional Rail service to Temple University Station


Available Bus Routes:

  • As an alternate to Regional Rail trains, customers can take Route 23 (11th & Norris Sts.) for service towards Center City or Route 47 (8th & Norris Sts.) for service towards Whitman Plaza.


Customers can also use Google Transit to find the best travel option.

Visit the Elevator Status page on your phone or mobile device for real-time elevator status information or call 877-737-8248. Additional accessibility information is available on the accessibility page.