Shuttle buses temporarily take over portions of Manayunk/Norristown regional-rail line

 Portions of the Manayunk/Norristown regional-rail line will be served by shuttle buses the next two weekends. Impacts will be felt all along the line. (NewsWorks, file art)

Portions of the Manayunk/Norristown regional-rail line will be served by shuttle buses the next two weekends. Impacts will be felt all along the line. (NewsWorks, file art)

With track work scheduled along SEPTA’s Manayunk/Norristown regional-rail line, the next two weekends will see shuttle buses replacing trains between the Wissahickon and Elm Street stations.

SEPTA’s announcement can be seen below:

Inbound

Passengers traveling inbound to Center City will board shuttle buses approximately 35 minutes before regularly scheduled train times.

After departing from Elm Street Station, buses will stop at Main Street, Norristown Transportation Center (NTC), Conshohocken and Spring Mill Stations before expressing to Wissahickon Station.

Shuttle buses will not serve Manayunk, Ivy Ridge or Miquon Stations.

Inbound passengers traveling to these stations will need to transfer from shuttle buses to an outbound train at Wissahickon Station to complete their trips.

Trains will depart from Miquon Station eight minutes before regularly scheduled train times and will depart from from Ivy Ridge, Manayunk, Wissahickon Station, East Falls and Allegheny stations three minutes earlier.

Outbound

Manayunk/Norristown Line trains will operate as far as Miquon Station.

Trains will arrive at regularly scheduled trip times up to Ivy Ridge Station before arriving at Miquon Station.

Passengers traveling to stations beyond Miquon will board waiting shuttle buses at Wissahickon Station to complete their outbound trips.

After departing from Wissahickon Station, buses will express to Spring Mill Station and will serve Conshohocken, NTC, Main Street and Elm Street Stations.

SEPTA urges all passengers to add approximately 35 minutes to their trips.

Additional late-night bus service “will be provided for inbound and outbound passengers traveling between Manayunk and Elm Street stations” both weekends, according to SEPTA.

For more information, visit SEPTA’s website or call customer service at (215) 580-7800.

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