SEPTA will run extra service on July 4th to get people to-and-from the Wawa Welcome America Celebration.
All SEPTA Regional Rail, bus, trolley, Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line Service will operate on a Sunday schedule on July 4th, with additional late-night service to accommodate holiday revelers from the Parkway.
Market Frankford Line
Ten additional trains will be added to provide service every 5 to 7 minutes beginning at 4:30 p.m. These service levels will remain in effect through 1:15 a.m. SEPTA’s Overnight subway service pilot will be in effect through the holiday weekend with service operating every 20 minutes until 5:00 a.m. 15th Street Station provides easiest access to/from festivities on the Parkway.
Broad Street Line
Eight additional trains will provide service every 5 to 7 minutes beginning at 4:28 pm. These service levels will remain in effect through 1:15 a.m. Overnight subway service will be in place throughout the holiday weekend with service operating every 20 minutes until 5:00 a.m. Spring Garden, Race-Vine and City Hall Stations provide easy walking access to the Parkway.
SEPTA will extend Regional Rail service for customers leaving Center City after the fireworks display on the Parkway. A total of seventeen trains will depart from Suburban Station between 11:30 p.m. and 12:45 a.m. Trains will make all local stops. Special schedules are accessible online at www.septa.org/events/holiday.html
Additional trips will be added on Routes 10, 11, 13, 34, and 36 after the fireworks as needed.
Bus riders should be on alert regarding detours that will be in place for road closures related to the festivities on the Parkway and around Center City. Specific detours for routes 5, 7, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 43, 44, 47, 48, 57 and 61 have been posted online with some taking effect on Wednesday, July 3rd. Specific service detour information is available on the service status section of www.septa.org
To speed their trips home, passengers are encouraged to purchase fares before beginning travel. Complete service information is available on SEPTA’s website and from Customer Service at 215-580-7800 or on social media @septa_social.