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SEPTA Improvement Project to Upgrade Regional Rail

Infrastructure Sunday Shuttle Busing and Service Adjustments to go Into Effect

September 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 27, 2017)---Beginning, October 1, SEPTA in-house forces will perform work as part of an infrastructure improvement project that will focus on upgrades to the overhead wire and tracks between Fern Rock Transportation Center and Glenside Regional Rail Station. The work will take place over three consecutive Sundays, October 1, 8 and 15.

During construction, adjustments to train schedules will be in effect on the Lansdale/Doylestown, Warminster and West Trenton Regional Rail Lines. Customers should refer to supplemental timetables for specific service information. Schedules are available for download at
http://www.septa.org/alert/construction/infrastructure-improvement.html. Signage posted at stations will direct passengers to shuttle bus boarding locations.

Airport:
Trains between Airport Terminals and Fern Rock Transportation Center will operate at regularly scheduled times.

Customers traveling to Glenside and Warminster Stations from the airport should transfer to shuttle buses at Fern Rock Transportation Center to complete their northbound trips. At Fern Rock Transportation Center, customers should transfer from trains to the Glenside shuttle bus for local service to Melrose Park, Elkins Park, Jenkintown-Wyncote and Glenside stations. At Fern Rock Transportation Center, customers should transfer to a Warminster shuttle bus for express service to Jenkintown-Wyncote and local service to Warminster.

Inbound customers traveling from Glenside, Jenkintown-Wyncote, Elkins Park and Melrose Park stations toward Airport terminals should take a Glenside shuttle bus for service to Fern Rock Transportation Center. At Fern Rock, customers should transfer from shuttle buses to Airport Line trains.

Lansdale/Doylestown:
Customers traveling inbound toward Center City will board trains 30 minutes earlier than regularly scheduled. At Glenside, customers should transfer from trains to shuttle buses for service to Fern Rock Transportation Center. After departing from Glenside Station, the shuttle buses will stop at Jenkintown-Wyncote, Elkins Park and Melrose Park stations before arriving at Fern Rock Transportation Center where customers will transfer to trains for continued service into Center City.

Customers traveling outbound towards Doylestown will take regularly scheduled trains to Fern Rock Transportation Center where they will transfer to Glenside shuttle buses. After departing from Fern Rock, Glenside buses will make stops at Melrose Park, Elkins Park, Jenkintown-Wyncote and Glenside Stations. At Glenside Station, customers should transfer to trains for continued service toward Lansdale/Doylestown.

As an alternate, inbound customers can take Broad Street Line trains at Fern Rock Transportation Center to Center City, or, outbound customers may take the Broad Street Line from Center City to Fern Rock Transportation Center.

Warminster:
Shuttle buses will replace all train service between Warminster and Fern Rock Transportation Center. Buses will make all stops between Warminster and Jenkintown-Wyncote stations before expressing to Fern Rock Transportation Center where customers can transfer to trains to complete their inbound trips into Center City.

For continued service to Airport terminals, customers should transfer to regularly scheduled Airport Line trains at Fern Rock Transportation Center.

There will be no Warminster Regional Rail Line service at Elkins Park, or Melrose Park stations. As an alternate, customers can take Glenside shuttle buses for service to these stations and Center City.

Customers traveling outbound towards Warminster should transfer from trains to shuttle buses at Fern Rock Transportation Center. After departing from Fern Rock, buses will operate express service to Jenkintown-Wyncote and Glenside stations before operating local service to Warminster. Customers can also take Broad Street Line trains to Fern Rock Transportation Center.

West Trenton:
Trains traveling inbound towards Center City will depart later than regularly scheduled and travel as far as Noble Station where customers will transfer from trains to shuttle buses. After departing from Noble Station, buses will make stops at Jenkintown-Wyncote and Fern Rock Transportation Center. At Fern Rock, customers will transfer to trains to complete their inbound trips into Center City.

Customers traveling outbound to West Trenton will take trains to Fern Rock Transportation Center where they will transfer to shuttle buses for service to Jenkintown-Wyncote and Noble Stations. At Noble Station, outbound customers should transfer to trains for continued service toward West Trenton.

Passengers can visit www.septa.org to view changes to their train lines. Riders can also contact SEPTA Customer Service representatives at (215) 580-7800.