SEPTA – New Year’s Holiday & Mummers Parade Service Information

December 27, 2023

    …3,2,1 Happy New Year’s!

    🥂 SEPTA is offering additional NYE service!

    On New Year’s Eve, Regional Rail trains operate on Sunday schedules with special late-night service. The late-night New Year’s Eve schedules include added service to Chestnut Hill East, Fox Chase, Lansdale/Doylestown, Malvern, Marcus Hook, Manayunk/Norristown, Media/Wawa, Trenton, Warminster and West Trenton. Regional Rail also provides additional late-night service on the Trenton Line for connections to/from NJT/NYC.

    The Broad Street (BSL) and Market-Frankford lines operate on Sunday schedules. Additional trains will operate before and after the New Year’s Eve fireworks at Penn’s Landing, with late-night trains available. 

    Buses and Trolleys run on Sunday schedule.

    🥁 The 2024 Mummers Day Parade begins at 9 am, Monday, January 1, 2024.

    Get there with SEPTA and please note that SEPTA is modifying service due to the Parade.

    To get to the parade on SEPTA ride Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Market-Frankford Line (MFL) or Trolley to 15th Street Station or the Broad Street Line (BSL) to City Hall, Walnut-Locust or Lombard-South.

    Mummers Day Parade Route

    The parade starts at Philadelphia’s City Hall and heads south along Broad Street to Washington Avenue.

    Impact on Customers

    SEPTA Bus Routes 2, 4, 9, 12, 16, 17, 21, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 40, 42, 44, 45, 48, 49, 64, 124, 125, BSO and MFO are detoured from their normal routes beginning as early as 3 am through 5 pm on Monday, January 1.

    New Year’s Day Modified Service Schedules

    SEPTA services operate on modified schedules on New Year’s Day. Bus, Metro (includes BSL, MFL, Norristown High-Speed Line & Trolley) and Regional Rail routes operate on Sunday schedule. All modes resume regular weekday schedule start of service day, Tuesday, January 2.

    Impact on Area Traffic

    Streets are closed in many parts of Center City to accommodate the parade route. Traffic delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to find alternate routes, avoid areas along the parade route, allow for extra driving time, and proceed with caution.

    Additional detours could be added throughout the day due to unscheduled road closures.

    Here’s to an unforgettable 2024! 🎉

    The USA Moovit Team