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Service Advisory | West Trenton Line

Yardley train station platform

Due to construction for the CSX-SEPTA Track Separation Project, Shuttle Bus service will replace ALL Saturday & Sunday Trains between West Trenton and Woodbourne Stations on Saturday, 11/12, Sunday, 11/13, Saturday, 11/19 and Sunday, 11/20.

Customers should use this November West Trenton Saturday & Sunday timetable as bus and train service will operate at different times than regularly scheduled. Shuttle Bus boarding locations are noted in the timetable.

Inbound (towards Center City) Service:

Buses will depart West Trenton and Yardley Stations EARLIER than regularly scheduled Trains

Customers should transfer from Bus to Train at Woodbourne Station. Trains will depart Woodbourne Station 5 minutes EARLIER than regularly scheduled

Trains will arrive at Center City Stations at the regularly scheduled

Outbound (towards West Trenton) Service:

ALL Trains will depart Center City Stations at the regularly scheduled times

Customers should transfer from Train to Bus at Woodbourne Station

Shuttle Bus service will depart Woodbourne Station LATER than regularly scheduled Trains. Buses will arrive at West Trenton Station LATER than regularly scheduled Trains.

The West Trenton Separation Project clears the way for SEPTA to fully implement Positive Train Control (PTC), the next generation of signal safety equipment that works to further reduce the chance of human error along the line. Separation of the six-mile section of track shared by SEPTA and CSX Transportation between the Authority's Woodbourne and West Trenton stations will also help to alleviate rush hour train congestion in this area. Both SEPTA and CSX have experienced sustained growth along this section of track. SEPTA West Trenton ridership has increased by more than 60 percent over the last decade. CSX Transportation operates some 25 trains through the area daily, moving goods throughout the Greater Philadelphia region linking into the freight company's national north-south network.

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