New schedules are available now for SEPTA’s Lansdale/Doylestown, Manayunk/Norristown and Wilmington/Newark regional rail lines. Highlights of the Sunday, April 7th schedule change include:
Lansdale/Doylestown-Due to overhead wire replacement work, shuttle buses will operate in place of train service between Doylestown and Colmar Stations, mid-day, Mondays through Fridays from April 8, 2013 until August 9, 2013.
Shuttle buses will substitute for trains 525 through 551 from 9:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. Buses will depart from Doylestown Station approximately 12 minutes earlier than scheduled train times to connect with trains departing from Colmar Station.
Buses will substitute for trains 7534 through 562 from 9:19 a.m. until 3:49 p.m. Buses will depart from Colmar Station approximately five minutes after trains arrive at the station.
Additionally, trains 519 and 553 will depart from Link, Colmar and Fortuna a few minutes earlier. Passengers should refer to the newly updated Lansdale/Doylestown timetable for updated trip times.
Due to track and brush cutting work passengers traveling inbound to Center City will board from the outbound platform at Ivy Ridge, Manayunk, Wissahickon, East Falls and Allegheny stations, weekdays from 9:15 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. This weekday boarding location change will be in effect from Monday, April 8, 2013 until August 9, 2013.
Trip times have also been changed on all weekday and weekend trains traveling to Center City Philadelphia from Elm Street Station. Passengers should refer to the newly updated Manayunk/Norristown timetable for updated trip times.
Passengers should refer to the newly updated timetable for changes to train numbers. Those changes are as follows:
- 222 to 9222
- 234 to 9234
- 9240 to 240
- 227 to 9227
- 231 to 9231
- 235 to 9235
- 237 to 9237
Changes to train numbers reflect the location that trains originate and/or terminate from.
For detailed information, passengers can visit www.septa.org/schedules/upcoming.html to view changes to their train lines and download new schedules. Riders can also contact SEPTA Customer Service representatives at (215) 580-7800.