12 hurricane damaged SEPTA railcars being repaired

Posted on September 7, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — Twelve of the 16 Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) railcars stuck in Trenton, N.J., during Hurricane Irene have water damage and will be out of commission for weeks until they are repaired, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Caught by the unexpected rise of Assunpink Creek, SEPTA's rail operations managers realized too late that the trains could be in harm's way. They say they will shuffle cars in SEPTA's 365-car fleet to deal with the shortage created by the missing 12 on the Trenton line. For the full story, click here.



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