Delays ease after Philly commuter train strikes, kills woman

Service has resumed with delays on SEPTA’s Lansdale/Doylestown commuter rail line after a woman was struck and killed by a Philadelphia-bound train.

Trains are running up to 20 minutes behind schedule after being halted for about 3 hours during the Tuesday morning rush. They had been delayed up to 90 minutes when service first started back up.

SEPTA says its other regional rail lines are running with residual delays due to signaling problems.

Service on the Lansdale/Doylestown was suspended between Doylestown and Pennlyn after the woman was struck around 6 a.m. between the North Wales and Gwynedd Valley stations.

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The 34-mile Lansdale/Doylestown line has a daily ridership of more than 16,000 people.

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