Philadelphia, PA - PATCO today announced that it would run on a modified schedule on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 to accommodate attendees for the Eagles Super Bowl Championship Parade. At 3:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 8th, PATCO will close the Ashland, Haddonfield, Westmont, Collingswood, City Hall, 8th and Market Street, 12th/13th and Locust Street, and 15th/16th and Locust Street Stations.
From 3:45 A.M. to 5:45 A.M. (Westbound) and from 3:43 A.M. until 6:17 A.M. (Eastbound), PATCO trains will only service the Lindenwold, Woodcrest, Ferry Avenue, Broadway and 9th/10th and Locust Street Stations. From 6:00 A.M. until approximately 1:50P.M., PATCO will provide WESTBOUND ONLY Service, originating at the Lindenwold, Woodcrest, Ferry Avenue and Broadway Stations. Trains departing from these stations will EXPRESS directly to the 9th/10th and Locust Street Station. During this period, there will be NO EASTBOUND Service.
SEPTA Offers Free Rides for Thursdays Eagles Parade -To help fans celebrate the Eagles Super Bowl LII victory ,SEPTA - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has partnered with Independence Blue Cross to offer free rides on the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines during the Championship Parade on Thursday, Feb. 8. SEPTA will also make significant service adjustments, including limited stops on Regional Rail for service to-and-from Center City.
Beginning at approximately 1:20 P.M. and continuing until 8:00 P.M., PATCO will transition to EASTBOUND Only Service, originating at 9th/10th and Locust Street Station and stopping at Broadway, Ferry Avenue, Woodcrest and Lindenwold Stations.
To safely accommodate as many passengers as possible, bicycles will not be permitted on PATCO trains during this period. As always, strollers are permitted, but passengers are asked to ensure that they are folded while on-board the trains.
Regular fares apply for all customers age five and older; children four and under ride free. Tickets will be sold at all of the stations that will be providing service. Passengers who wish to buy tickets in advance are reminded to purchase their tickets at the station from which they intend to depart on Thursday.
Owl/Early AM Schedule:
Normal Weekday schedule from 12:00 A.M. until 3:00 A.M. westbound and 12:00 A.M. until 2:58 A.M. eastbound
3:45AM – 5:45AM Transition Begins
Special Service stopping only at Lindenwold, Woodcrest, Ferry Ave, Broadway, and 9th/10th & Locust from 3:45 A.M. until 5:45 A.M. westbound and 3:43 A.M. until 6:17 A.M. eastbound during the transition of closing stations
Special Parade Schedule (5:58AM – 8:00PM)
- Eastbound Service suspended from 6:18AM until 1:22PM
- 16 minute headway at Lindenwold, Woodcrest, Ferry Avenue & Broadway Stations
- Non-stop service to 9th/10th & Locust Station
- Trains will all be arriving every 4 minutes at 9th/10th & Locust Station
Parade Service (Westbound) begins at the following times:
- Lindenwold: 5:58AM
- Woodcrest: 6:05AM
- Ferry Avenue: 6:21AM
- Broadway: 6:20AM
Parade Service (Westbound) ends at the following times:
- Lindenwold: 1:26PM
- Woodcrest: 1:33PM
- Ferry Avenue: 1:49M
- Broadway: 1:48PM
Westbound service suspended from the last trip of each station in the cycle (around 1:30PM) until 7:30PM 5 minute headway at 9th/10th & Locust Station, with all trains stopping Eastbound at Broadway, Ferry Avenue, Woodcrest, and Lindenwold Stations
- Special Service begins Eastbound around 1:20PM
- Special Service ends Eastbound at 8:00PM
- Resume normal weekday service at 7:30PM Westbound and 8:09PM Eastbound (subject to change as needed to accommodate passengers returning from the parade).