• Septa Keystone Corridor Run

  • Discussion relating to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Philadelphia Metro Area). Official web site can be found here: www.septa.com. Also including discussion related to the PATCO Speedline rapid transit operated by Delaware River Port Authority. Official web site can be found here: http://www.ridepatco.org/.
Discussion relating to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Philadelphia Metro Area). Official web site can be found here: www.septa.com. Also including discussion related to the PATCO Speedline rapid transit operated by Delaware River Port Authority. Official web site can be found here: http://www.ridepatco.org/.

Moderator: AlexC

  by glennk419
 
A five car Septa push/pull set passed Paradise, PA this morning at 10:31:53 WB and 11:18:30 EB. Engineer was aware of the Virtual Railfan camera at that location and made a lot of noise eastbound. Any idea what this run was for?

DVR of this run will be available for 12 hours after the time the train passed.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdPNCBmRsPQ

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  by RandallW
 
I understand that SEPTA crews that are qualified to operate to Lancaster run up there on occasion to remain qualified should that ever be needed.
  by glennk419
 
Thanks. I figured that may have been the case, especially with the quick flip as it was obvious that they did not go all the way to Harrisburg given the timing.
  by CNJGeep
 
There are two employees still qualified to Cork. This was their annual ride. They are both RFEs or whatever bus company term they're using and will be responsible for qualifying crews when Coatesville service is closer to restoration.
  by Pensyfan19
 
Today's VR Grab Bag just caught another one of these test runs earlier toda heading westy at approximately 10:34 AM, and supposedly no return run.
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