TRANSIT SERVICE UPDATE
5th St/Independence Hall Station Westbound Platform (towards West Philadelphia)
8:00 p.m. Friday, October 23 through to the end of the Service Day on Sunday, October 25, 2020
Due to station construction work, trains will not stop at the westbound platform (for travel towards Center City and West Philadelphia) during the dates and times noted above. The eastbound platform will remain open to trains
Customers wishing to exit at 5th Street may travel westbound to 8th Street Station, transfer to the eastbound platform (towards Frankford Transportation Center) and travel back to 5th St
15th Street Sales Office Temporarily Closed for Renovation Beginning Monday, October 5, 2020
While the Sales Office is closed for renovations, customers may go to the Suburban Stations Sales Office and/or station Fare Kiosks or the Fare Kiosks at the Dilworth Park entrance to the Market Frankford, Broad Street, and Trolley Lines. This work is expected to continue for 6-8 weeks. Please look for signs with reopening information.
TEMPORARY BIKE & POLICY CHANGE
To ease travel for customers who also bike as part of their trip, we are temporarily relaxing our policy to allow bicycles on Regional Rail and Market-Frankford, Broad Street, and Norristown High Speed Line trains during peak hours.
SEPTA KEY SENIOR & REDUCED FARE CARD 1234 MARKET STREET PROCESSING CENTER NOW OPEN OFFICE WILL NOT BE OPEN FOR IN-PERSON CUSTOMER CONTACTS EXCEPT BY APPOINTMENT - NO WALK-IN SERVICE
IN PERSON NEW CARD APPLICATION PROCESSING - TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT:
- Call 215-580-7145 - press #6
Call Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- ONLINE: https://go.oncehub.com/septacct
- 1234 Market St, Concourse Level will be open 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Initial priority processing Card replacement requests already submitted, by mail, with required fee
- Any new Card replacement requests - Call Center to determine fee before mailing in fee
- $5.00 - first replacement
- $25.00 - all subsequent replacements
For the safety of customers to ensure that social distancing can be maintained, the SEPTA Key Senior and Reduce Fare Card Processing Center at 1234 Market Street will not be open for in-person service at this time. The Key Card Processing Center at the Accessible Travel Center at Suburban Station remains CLOSED
REGIONAL RAIL SERVICE UPDATE
Regional Rail Select Schedule Changes – Select Lines
Monday, November 2, 2020
Select changes to schedules on Regional Rail Lines serving Penn Medicine Station will enhance early morning and evening travel to Center City and University City destinations, as noted below. Additionally, midday, weekday schedule changes will go into effect on the West Trenton line to support on-going track improvement work. All these changes are effective Monday, November 2. All other schedules will continue following the August 16, 2020 timetable (Airport Line effective date September 15); Chestnut Hill West and Cynwyd Line remain suspended. Updated November timetables will be posted on septa.org. Additional Regional Rail schedule changes are planned for early 2021.
additional information regarding the upcoming Regional Rail Select Schedule Changes click here.
With the end of Regional Rail paper ticket sales (effective 10/2/20), a SEPTA Key Card with money loaded in the Travel Wallet is the most convenient way to pay your fare. Funds in the Travel Wallet never expire and always offer the LOWEST PRICE FARE OPTION when paying by trip.
Airport Line - Philadelphia International Airport Platform Closures
Beginning Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Philadelphia International Airport is closing Terminal A-East. Airport Line trains will no longer stop at Terminal A center platform or baggage claims. All other Terminal Platforms (B, C/D, E/F) will remain open. The Terminal A closure will be in effect until further notice
West Trenton Line - Maintenance Work – Weekend Shuttle Bus Substitution Saturday, October 24, 2020
Due to maintenance work on the West Trenton Line, shuttle buses will substitute for train service 6:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. on Saturday October 24, 2020, between West Trenton and Woodbourne Stations
Click here to view the West Trenton Supplemental PDF for Saturday, October 24, 2020
Service Towards Center City
- Shuttle Buses will depart West Trenton Station 40 minutes EARLIER than the times published in the September 6, 2020 train schedule
- Trains will depart from Woodbourne, Langhorne and Neshaminy Falls Stations 5 minutes EARLIER than the times published in the September 6, 2020 train schedule
- Trains will resume the regularly scheduled departure times beginning at Trevose Station
Service Towards West Trenton
- Trains will arrive at Neshaminy Falls, Langhorne and Woodbourne Stations 5 minutes LATER than the times published in the September 6, 2020 train schedule
- Connecting Shuttle Buses will depart from the designated stops at Woodbourne and Yardley Stations
Customers should expect additional travel time of approximately 40 minutes, please plan your trip accordingly.
A new timetable, effective September 15, 2020 reflects the above change in Airport Line service. The West Trenton Line is operating following a September 6, 2020 effective date timetable, which reflect schedule changes while a state of good repair track project takes place. All other Regional Rail Lines are operating according to schedules that went into effect on August 16 with the exception of the Chestnut Hill West and Cynwyd Lines which remain SUSPENDED.
Wilmington Line service begins and ends at Wilmington Station. CLICK HERE for details on outlying Regional Rail Ticket Office Hours
CUSTOMERS REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS ON SEPTA SERVICES
In accordance with the Governor's recovery guidelines for the Yellow and Green Phases of the COVID-19 response program and to help continue efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, effective June 8 everyone riding SEPTA is required to wear a face mask or covering.
Social distancing should continue to be practiced when waiting to board a vehicle, in a SEPTA Station, and when traveling on a SEPTA route.
Vehicle capacity limits will continue. Please respect seat barrier decals on bus, trolley, and high speed vehicles.
Customers can get real time Bus, Trolley, Market Frankford, Broad Street, and Norristown High Speed Line route information by going to TRANSIT VIEW or the SEPTA APPS (ANDROID AND IOS).
SEPTA has created a REOPENING GUIDE to help customers as they plan to return to work and traveling on the system. Click the links for CHINESE and SPANISH translations of this Guide. A map of DAYCARE FACILITIES across the region, accessible on SEPTA, is also available.
navigate the Yellow Phase and beyond and a new map showing SEPTA access to DAYCARE FACILITIES across the region. The RE-OPENING GUIDE is also available in CHINESE and SPANISH translations.