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SEPTA Announces Service For Annual International Cycling Classic

World Famous Philly Race to Showcase Upgraded Men's Race and Women's World Tour

June 03, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTA will offer additional service on its Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line and make service adjustments to several bus routes for the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic Event on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

Spectators will have prime access to popular viewing points along the professional Cycling Classic's 12.3-mile race route from Manayunk, East Falls and Wissahickon Stations on SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail line. The Manayunk Station, located near the corner of Carson and Cresson Streets, will provide race-goers with easy walking distance to the iconic "Manayunk Wall."

On race day, inbound service along SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line will operate every 33 minutes from Norristown Transportation Center to Manayunk and continuing into Center City between 8:40 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. Service will operate every hour at Elm Street and Main Street Stations from 8:07 a.m. until 6:07 p.m. Race goers who are anxious to get to Manayunk from Norristown before added service begins at 8:40 a.m. can take a train from Norristown Transportation Center at 6:40 a.m., 7:40 a.m. or 8:13 a.m.

Outbound train service toward Norristown from 30th Street Station to Manayunk Station will operate every 30 minutes between 7:26 a.m. and 6:26 p.m.

During the event, several SEPTA Bus Routes will be placed on a temporary detour. Customers and race spectators should check the System Status feature on SEPTA's website at http://www.septa.org/realtime/status/system-status.shtml for specific detour information.

The Independence pass is ideal for individuals or families looking for convenient, economical and unlimited one-day travel on all SEPTA services. In addition to Center City Regional Rail Stations, ticket offices will be open between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at Norristown Transportation Center, Conshohocken Station, Manayunk Station and East Falls Station on race day. Ticket offices at 30th Street, Suburban and Jefferson Stations will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Regular Sunday schedules will be in effect for all other SEPTA Regional Rail Lines. Customers can check schedules and view the special race day schedule at www.septa.org or contact SEPTA Customer Service at 215-580-7800.