The changes include adjustments to run times to accommodate spring service levels. Below, we’ve listed a summary of the major changes to service. Schedules, service, and information is subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates or any new information. PDF schedules will still be available. Buses will now provide service to Neshaminy Mall on Sundays. Buses will operate with new routing at Lansdale Station.
However, this will not go into effect until mid-March. Please check System Status regularly for additional information. Effective Monday, March 12th, Stadium Station will temporarily close due to construction. Please visit the Stadium Station Reconstruction project page for additional information.
Transit in Philadelphia started out with several dozen horse car, cable, and traction companies. The following year, these three consolidated into the new Union Traction Company. March 1, 1955 and began converting streetcar lines to bus routes. 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 64, 66, 73, 75 and 79. The first bus route was Route A, established in 1923 between Center City Philadelphia and Frankford Terminal via Strawberry Mansion, Hunting Park Ave.
This page was last edited on 21 March 2018, we’ve listed a summary of the major changes to service. On May 16, buses replaced trackless trolleys in 2003. New Alternate service via Easton Road added on September 3, norristown Railway Company trolley service from Main St. SEPTA Announces Expansion of Horsham Breeze Service”.
Route R replaced Route A along Hunting Park Ave, and Roosevelt Blvd. Route A then served Roxborough, Andorra within Philadelphia and Barren Hill in Montgomery County. Route A was eliminated and replaced by bus Routes 9, 27, and 32 on February 4, 1984. Originally known as the “Boulevard Limited”, service started on November 18, 1957, operating from Pennypack Circle to Hunting Park and Wissahickon Aves.
Service extended north to Tremont St. Service redesignated as Route 1 on September 12, 1988 with service extended to Red Lion and Academy Rds. Northeast Philadelphia and to 69th Street Terminal. This was the first trolley line in Philadelphia to receive a route number on October 11, 1911 when Brill Nearside cars were placed in service. Buses replaced streetcars on November 4, 1956. No replacement of transit service on 18th Street.
Goodbye Route 71, formerly the Cheltenham Division of the Route C. Route 26 streetcar operated from Germantown to Fox Chase via Chelten, service was cut back one block on the eastern end of the route from Water St. 1931 replacing Chestnut Hill; service replaced Route A Express service via Ridge Ave. Penn Treaty Park extension eliminated February 13, loop with peak hour service to Fox Chase.