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    • The centerpiece of a new ad campaign touting the Silverliner V railcars.

SEPTA wants customers to "test ride" the new Silverliner V

Marking roughly the halfway point in the delivery of its new Silverliner V regional rail fleet, SEPTA has rolled out an advertising campaign to pump riders up about the new train…

    • Silverliner V

A look back at transportation issues during 2011

It's that time of year to take stock of the year that's coming to a close while getting ready to forge ahead into the future.Transportation has had a year marked…

    • Continued problems at Silverliner V plant despite push for improvements

Continued problems at Silverliner V plant despite push for improvements

Though United Transit Systems delivered five additional Silverliner V railcars to SEPTA in April, a SEPTA report indicates the consortium has made only “modest improvements” to longstanding assembly problems at its…

Silverliner V assembly line will take awhile to get up to speed

It's going to take a bit more time to get the Silverliner V assembly plant up to speed.United Transit Systems, the consortium building the new SEPTA railcars, anticipates that until…

SEPTA to sell ads on its website

SEPTA is preparing to enter into the world of online advertising.The SEPTA Board's administration committee reviewed a contract amendment Thursday that would allow Titan Outdoor LLC to begin selling ads…

SEPTA is short railcars for commute

If your train’s been crowded recently, it’s not just your imagination.SEPTA general manager Joe Casey said at a SEPTA Board meeting this afternoon.Out of 349 railcars, 42 were out…

SEPTA approves borrowing to buy new railcars

The SEPTA Board approved the authority’s first borrowing plan in 12 years Thursday afternoon, agreeing to spend up to $250 million to purchase 120 new Silverliner V regional rail cars and…

    • Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

2010 has been a big year for regional transportation, with stimulus money driving major upgrades to aging infrastructure and the first of a new fleet of railcars coming online to replace…

SEPTA misses another Silverliner V deadline

SEPTA riders will have to wait a little longer for more Silverliner V regional rail cars.The next three cars, which were scheduled to roll off the South Philadelphia assembly line…

SEPTA gives Silverliner V update

Following news reports about issues on the Silverliner V assembly line, Luther Diggs, SEPTA's assistant general manager for operations, gave reporters a status update on production after Thursday's SEPTA Board meeting.…

    • The Silverliner V interior.

First Silverliner V train has its inaugural run

Arriving only a few minutes late, the first of SEPTA's new Silverliner V train cars pulled into Suburban Station this morning, carrying SEPTA officials, members of the media and a few…

    • Silverliner V at Suburban Station

New SEPTA railcars still rolling into problems

SEPTA hopes to finally have the first of its new Silverliner V railcars serving riders by the end of the month.But as it gets ready for that big day, the…

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