Have a Happy Independence Day!

July 3, 2018


    All SEPTA Regional Rail, bus, trolley, Market Frankford, Broad Street and Norristown High Speed Lines will operate on a Sunday schedule on Wednesday, July 4th, with special late-night service to accommodate holiday revelers from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

    Market-Frankford Line

    • A total of 10 extra trains will be dispatched starting at 4:30 p.m. to provide service every five minutes.
    • These extra trips will run until 12:30 a.m. to help users get home after the event.
    • Market-Frankford Line Night Owl buses will replace trains at 12:30 a.m.
    • SEPTA’s 15th Street Station provides riders access to and from the Parkway festivities.

    Broad Street Line

    • Increased service- 8 extra trains will be dispatched starting at 4:30 p.m. to provide service every five minutes.
    • These service levels will remain in effect until 12:30 a.m., when Night Owl bus service will replace trains.
    • Several Broad Street Line stations are within walking distance of the event, including Spring Garden, Race-Vine and City Hall.
    • Because trains will operate on a Sunday schedule, all night train service will be available Tuesday evening, July 3rd into early Wednesday morning, July 4th on both subway lines.
    • Trains will operate on a regular Sunday schedule the entire service day July 4th.


    • Bus routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43, and 48 will operate on a temporary detour before, during, and immediately following the concert and fireworks on the Ben Franklin Parkway (20th St. to the Museum of Art, 17th through 23rd Sts.) from 5 a.m., Wednesday, July 4 – 1 a.m., Thursday, July 5, 2018.

    Regional Rail

    • Select Regional Rail trains will be added to the service schedule or held later than regularly scheduled for users leaving Center City Philadelphia after the fireworks and concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
    • Late night trains will serve Airport Terminals; Chestnut Hill East; Chestnut Hill West; Doylestown; Fox Chase; Malvern; Media/Elwyn; Marcus Hook; Trenton; Warminster; and West Trenton Stations.
    • In addition to late night train service, ticket offices at select Regional Rail Stations will have special holiday hours.
      • To view the special holiday ticket office hours visit: http://septa.org/events/holiday.html

    NJ Transit

    All lines operate on a Sunday schedule.

    More information here

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