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Service Advisory | Paoli/Thorndale Line

Service Delays & Changes to Boarding Locations Due to Amtrak Construction

August 2018

Due to ongoing Amtrak station and switch construction throughout the month of August, select Paoli/Thorndale Line Trains will be delayed and customers should plan to board at the opposite side platform at select stations.

Service and boarding information is listed in the advisories below.

Service information and boarding locations are subject to change. Customers are encouraged to check System Status regularly, listen for Station announcements, or follow @SEPTA_PAO for the latest service information.

Weekday and Saturday & Sunday Delays Due to Amtrak Construction

August 2018

Customers traveling on the following trains to/from Center City should expect delays due to Amtrak construction:

Friday, August 10, 2018:

Late Night Trains #1500 (departing Thorndale at 11:54 p.m. with service to Center City) and #1595 (departing Suburban Station at 1:26 a.m. with service to Malvern) are expected to operate with delays of up to 20 minutes.

Saturday, August 11, 2018:

Trains operating to/from Center City are expected to operate with delays between 10 and 15 minutes.

Monday - Thursday, August 13 - 16 and 20 - 23, 2018

Late night Trains #589 (departing Suburban at 11:32 p.m.) and #591 (departing Suburban at 12:38 a.m.) with service to Malvern are expected to operate with delays of up to 30 minutes AFTER departing Bryn Mawr Station.

Weekday and Saturday & Sunday Boarding Location Change - Thorndale Station

Start of Service, Friday, August 10 - End of Service, Monday, August 20, 2018

Due to Amtrak construction, SEPTA INBOUND (toward Center City) Trains are scheduled to board from the opposite side platform at Thorndale Station ONLY on the dates noted above.

BOARDING LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Amtrak construction may require select SEPTA Trains to board from the normal INBOUND boarding location.

Customers should listen for announcements and be alert for Trains approaching the Station. Please allow for additional travel time and plan accordingly.

Amtrak construction is ongoing and additional impacts to Paoli/Thorndale service are expected. Please look for updated signage posted at Stations, check System Status, or follow @SEPTA_PAO on Twitter for the latest service information.

Late Night Service Delays, Alternate Accessible Boarding at Radnor, Wayne, Strafford, and Berwyn Stations

WEEKNIGHTS: Monday - Thursday, August 13-16 & 20-23, 2018

Due to Amtrak construction at Paoli Station, the High-Level Platform at Radnor, Wayne, Strafford, and Berwyn Stations will be out of service for the last two OUTBOUND (toward Thorndale) Trains of the service day: #589 (departing Suburban at 11:32 p.m.) and #591 (departing Suburban at 12:38 a.m.).

Trains will operate according to the schedule; however, customers should plan for approximately 20 minutes of additional travel time.

Alternate Accessible Service:

Customers who plan to travel to Radnor, Wayne, Strafford, and Berwyn Stations should notify their conductor prior to boarding. Accessible vans will provide service to these Stations from Overbrook Station.

Customers who plan to travel from these Stations toward Thorndale should refer to signage posted at Stations with additional information). As an alternate, customers can use the accessible platform at Exton Station.

Please use the INBOUND High-Level Platform at these stations for service to Center City.