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Independence Day Service Information

SEPTA Regional Rail and Transit services can get you to and from all of the Independence Day festivities. On Independence Day, all SEPTA Regional Rail and Transit service will run on a Sunday schedule. SEPTA transit services include bus, trolley, Market-Frankford Line, and Broad Street Line service.

This year's festivities include everything from the Taste of Philadelphia to "Wawa Hoagie Day" and, of course, the "Party on the Parkway" July 4. Below, we've included the information you need to help get you to and from all of this year's events along with tips and helpful links to other areas of the septa.org website.

Party on the Parkway (July 4th)

Additional late-hour Regional Rail trains will run from Suburban Station after the Party on the Parkway (Scroll down to view the schedule below). Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line service will operate at 5 to 7 minute intervals between 4:25 p.m. and the close of our normal service day on July 4, 2013. Ten additional trains will run on the Market-Frankford Line, beginning at 4:25 p.m., and 8 additional trains on the Broad Street Line, beginning at 4:28 p.m.

You can always check the status of your train, bus or trolley on your mobile phone or computer on the System Status page of septa.org.

If you're planning an extended visit or just for the day, check out our Visitor Guide with suggestions on all Philadelphia has to offer plus tips for getting around. Grab an Independence Pass and your walking shoes.

Late Hour Regional Rail Service

Regional Rail service will be extended for customers leaving Center City Philadelphia after the fireworks and concert on Ben Franklin Parkway. Times shown depart Suburban Station. Trains make all local stops to the arrival destination listed.

DOWNLOAD: Independence Day Late Night Service Schedule| (PDF)

Airport Line | Train #475
Departs Suburban Station: 11:30 p.m.
Arrives Airport Terminal E-F: 11:54 p.m.

Airport Line | Train #1477
Departs Suburban Station: 12:00 a.m.
Arrives Airport Terminal E-F: 12:24 a.m.

Chestnut Hill East Line | Train #738
Departs Suburban Station: 11:51 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill East: 12:20 a.m.

Chestnut Hill West Line | Train #1867
Departs Suburban Station: 11:50 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill West: 12:20 a.m.

Lansdale/Doylestown Line | Train #576
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Doylestown: 12:58 a.m.

Media/Elwyn Line | Train #7335
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Elwyn: 12:24 a.m.

Fox Chase Line | Train #6878
Departs Suburban Station: 11:44 p.m.
Arrives Fox Chase: 12:12 a.m.

Glenside | Train #476
Departs Suburban Station: 12:35 a.m.
Arrives Glenside: 1:05 a.m.

Paoli/Thorndale Line | Train #1573
Departs Suburban Station: 11:46 p.m.
Arrives Malvern: 12:33 a.m.

Paoli/Thorndale Line | Train #575
Departs Suburban Station: 12:45 a.m.
Arrives Malvern: 1:33 a.m.

Manayunk/Norristown Line | Train #8234
Departs Suburban Station: 11:48 p.m.
Arrives Norristown: 12:32 a.m.

Trenton Line | Train #9737
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Trenton: 12:34 a.m.

Warminster Line | Train #472
Departs Suburban Station: 11:40 p.m.
Arrives Warminster: 12:28 a.m.

West Trenton Line | Train #4374
Departs Suburban Station: 12:05 a.m.
Arrives West Trenton: 1:09 a.m.

Wilmington/Newark Line | Train #1239
Departs Suburban Station: 11:50 p.m.
Arrives Marcus Hook: 12:26 a.m.

Bus and Trolley Service

Bus routes around the Welcome America celebration may experience a number of detours due to street closures and additional traffic.

You can check detours around the clock on the System Status page of the SEPTA website.

Additional service along Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34, 36 and 10-B will be available following the fireworks at 11:00 p.m.

Please check this page regularly for updates. Customers can always check the SEPTA System Status page of septa.org for service alerts and the latest service information.

Travel Tips:

Speed travel by purchasing a two-pack (round-trip) of tokens at the start of your trip

A free interchange between the Broad Street Line and Market-Frankford Line trains towards Penn's Landing can be made at City Hall Station, using Stairway #3

Reach festivities at Penn's Landing from either the 2nd Street or Spring Garden Market-Frankford Line stations. Bus service may encounter delays or detours in the area

Ben Franklin Parkway is best accessed from the 15th Street Market-Frankford Line Station and Race-Vine or City Hall Broad Street Line Station

Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line train service ends at approximately 12:30 a.m. Service is provided by Night Owl bus service during after-hours

Customer Service:

On Thursday, July 4, the SEPTA Customer Service Call Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. until midnight.

Satellite offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Customers may contact us online or via Twitter @SEPTA_SOCIAL.