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SEPTA

organization operating a transportation system in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(Redirected from Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is an agency that is in control of many types of transport, including buses, commuter rail, elevated rail and subways. It operates 13 "Regional Rail" services in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.[1][2]

SEPTA
(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
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Info
LocaleDelaware Valley
Transit type
Number of lines196
Number of stations280
Chief executiveJoseph M. Casey
Headquarters1234 Market Street, Philadelphia
Websitehttp://www.septa.org/
Operation
Began operation1965
Operator(s)SEPTA
(some routes in Chester Co. contracted)
Number of vehicles2,295
Technical
System length450 mi (720 km)
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
62.5
Route map
Rail lines converge to Center City Philadelphia in a hub-and-spoke model.
Geographically-accurate SEPTA rail transit map. Includes Regional Rail, rapid transit, and trolley lines. Also includes connecting services.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2007 Governments Integrated Directory (GID)" (database). Census of Governments. U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division. 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-08.
  2. "SEPTA Facts". SEPTA Web site.