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Route of the Week - Lansdale/Doylestown Line


This week, we'll be taking a closer look at the Lansdale/Doylestown Line. This Regional Rail line, formerly known as the R5, travels from Doylestown in Bucks County to Center City Philadelphia. It originates from a line that was opened on July 26, 1931, but it's gone through many changes since then.


The Lansdale/Doylestown Line is the second-most popular Regional Rail Line in SEPTA, with a daily weekday ridership of more than 15,000 commuters over the course of 77 daily trips. It travels over 35 miles, and connects 28 stations. 

Looking to explore the local craft brewery scene in the Philadelphia region? There are over 15 breweries along the Lansdale/Doylestown Line! And you've got Perks to four of them - Iron Hill Brewery, Glenside Ale House, Lansdale Brewpub and Doylestown Brewing Company! Check out the full list here. Happy riding!

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