Getting There: The ISEPTAPHILLY Blog

Route of the Week - XH

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This week we are checking out one of SEPTA's seven lettered Bus Routes, the Route XH. What makes the Route XH unique is that its the ONLY lettered route with two letters. On an average weekday, this route makes 131 trips and carries 4,713 passengers. Each trip on the Route XH is about 7.7 miles, totaling 1,009 miles per day.

The Route XH travels on three major roads throughout it's 7.7 mile journey through Northwest section of the city. Those three roads are Cheltenham Avenue, Greene Street and Washington Lane. Along its route, the XH connects with the Chestnut Hill East Line at Washington Lane Station. The Route XH also connects with the Broad Street Line at Erie Station, providing easy access to Center City  and South Philadelphia.

Traveling between Broad & Erie and Cheltenham Ogontz, the Route XH serves a number of popular destinations including  Germantown Friends School, the Drexel School of Medicine and Cheltenham Square Mall.

Comment below and let us know where the Route XH takes you!

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