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New Year's Holiday Service Information

Buses and Trolleys will operate on a modified New Year's holiday schedule. Regional Rail Trains will offer special late night service for customers attending New Year's Eve events in Center City. Please refer to the information below to determine which schedule to use when traveling.

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City & Suburban Transit Service Schedule

The following schedules will be in effect for the dates listed below. City Transit (Bus and Trolley) will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule on select dates (click on the links for specific schedules).

Thursday, December 24, 2015
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Modified Weekday
Regular Weekday
Regular Weekday
Monday, December 28, 2015
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Modified Weekday
Regular Weekday
Regular Weekday
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Modified Weekday
Regular Weekday
Regular Weekday
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Modified Weekday
Regular Weekday
Regular Weekday
Thursday, December 31, 2015
(New Year's Eve)
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL - See Below)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Modified Weekday
Regular Weekday
Regular Weekday
Friday, January 1, 2016
(New Year's Day)
City Transit (Bus/Trolley)
City Transit (MFL/BSL)
Suburban Transit (Bus/Trolley/NHSL)
Sunday Schedule
Sunday Schedule
Sunday Schedule

Broad Street & Market Frankford Line New Year's Eve Service

Broad Street and Market Frankford Line Trains will operate all-night service on New Year's Eve. Additional trains will operate as follows:

Broad Street Line:

  • Three additional trains will depart Fern Rock Transportation Center at: 7:05 p.m., 7:15 p.m., and 7:25 p.m.


Market Frankford Line:

Three additional trains will depart the following stations:

  • 69th St. Transportation Center: 7:05 p.m., 7:15 p.m., and 7:25 p.m.
  • Frankford Transportation Center: 7:10 p.m., 7:20 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.


Regional Rail Late Night New Year's Eve Service

Regional Rail will run on a regular weekday schedule with special late night service as listed in the PDF below:

Late Night New Year's Eve Regional Rail Service Schedules | PDF

The late night New Year's Eve schedule includes added late night trains to Chestnut Hill East, Chestnut Hill West, Elwyn, Fox Chase, Lansdale, Malvern, Marcus Hook, Elm Street (Manayunk/Norristown Line), Warminster, and West Trenton.

Please note: the Market St. Convention Center entrance will remain open until 2:00 a.m. Friday, January 1, 2016 to accommodate customers returning from the New Year's Eve fireworks.

Station & Ticket Office Hours:

All stations will be open during regularly scheduled hours on Thursday, December 31. Ticket offices at 30th Street, Suburban, and Jefferson Stations will remain open until 2:00 a.m. on New Year's Eve and will operate from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on New Year's Day. Warminster, Marcus Hook, Media, Paoli, Lansdale, Norristown, Cornwells Heights, and Fox Chase stations will operate from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. New Year's Day.

All Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule on New Year's Day (Friday, January 1, 2016)

New Year's Day Parade Bus Detours

Due to New Year's Day events on Broad St. between Washington Ave. and City Hall, the following SEPTA Bus Routes will operate on a temporary detour beginning at 4:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m., and 8:00 a.m. Friday, January 1, 2016. Customers can click on the Route number below for specific detour information.

Detours are scheduled to end at the conclusion of the event. Please check System Status for real-time service information

Detours beginning at 4:00 a.m.: Routes 4, 16, and 17

Detours beginning at 6:00 a.m.: Routes 2, 9, 12, 21, and 42

Detours beginning at 8:00 a.m.: Route 45

Parade Set Up: Thursday, December 31, 2015:

Additionally, Routes 4, 16, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, ,44, 48, 124, and 125 will operate on a temporary detour beginning Thursday, December 31 at 6:00 p.m. and continuing through 8:00 p.m. Please check System Status for specific service information.

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