Silverliner V Status Update To Be Held at Local Metal Fabrication Company

Hyundai-Rotem & SEPTA to Hold Press Conference 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at PennFab, Inc. in Bensalem, Bucks County, Pa.


Hyundai-Rotem and SEPTA will provide an update on the status of Silverliner V repairs during a press conference at PennFab, Inc., which is fabricating replacement beams for the trains. In addition to learning details about this process, the media will have an opportunity to see how PennFab is manufacturing the beams. SEPTA wil also discuss the scheduled return of Silverliner V cars to passenger service.


  • SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale T. Deon Sr.
  • SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey D. Knueppel
  • Andy Hyer, U.S. Marketing & Business Development Manager for Hyundai-Rotem


PennFab, Inc.
1431 Ford Road
Bensalem, PA 19020


8 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016**


Silverliner V manufacturer Hyundai-Rotem selected PennFab to manufacture replacement beams for the trains. The Bensalem-based company is fabricating the 480 beams that are needed for the reconstructed suspension systems that will be installed on all 120 Silverliner Vs.

**Please arrive no later than 7:45 a.m. to allow sufficient time for parking and setup.