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The latest news on the Philadelphia Transit Vehicle (PTV) site., you can also post suggestions, opinions, complaints concerning the PTV site.
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Post your fleet sightings here; they can cover any mode of transportation which is operating in the Delaware valley.

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Regular Forum General Operations
Anything about SEPTA that spans more than one division, such as strikes, fare hikes, and just general SEPTA News. This also includes suggestions for SEPTA operations, like new routes and ideas for improving the system (which spans more than one division).
2014 route statistics Jul 24 2014, 10:57 AM, By rider65
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Regular Forum Bus and Trackless Trolley
Latest news and observations of the SEPTA bus and trackless trolley fleet. This includes buses running out of all three divisions out of SEPTA (City Transit, Frontier, and Victory).
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Regular Forum Regional Rail
Discuss the latest news and observations of SEPTA's Regional Rail Fleet and System.
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Regular Forum Heavy/Light Rail
Discuss the light rail fleet and the subway/elevated Fleet and system. The routes which these modes will apply to will be the following routes Market Frankford Line, Broad Street line,10, 11, 13, 15, 34, and 36 for the city, and Suburban routes 100, 101, and 102
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Regular Forum General History
These topics will discuss the history of the Philadelphia Transit Company, Red Arrow, Philadelphia Suburban transportation Company, Schuylkill Valley Lines (Frontier), and the Commuter Rail Companies.
INEPTA: Or, SEPTA: The Early Years - 1968 … Jul 4 2014, 12:58 PM, By philabob1
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Regular Forum Local Transit Systems
Discussions about the other local transportation authorities within the 50-100 mile radius. These topics could include Amtrak, BARTA (Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority) , Capital Area Transit (CAT), and other local transportation authorities.
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Discuss topics concerning the transportation industry, such as manufacturer news, newsletters, and other related items.
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Regular Forum DART First State
Operation in Delaware, and serves New Castle, Kent, and also Sussex Counties. For more information ..
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Regular Forum New Jersey Transit Operations
Discuss New Jersey Transit (NJT) Operations in this thread. This covers their general operations, bus operations, and there train operations.
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Regular Forum Transit Outside of the Tri-State Area
Discussions about systems that aren't local to the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware region.
DC Metro Silver Line RFW Ride Jul 26 2014, 01:54 PM, By septanjtmta
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Regular Forum Photography
The propose of this forum is to share photo hints, tips, advice and critique. These photos or discussions can be related of both Transit (Preferred) or another types of photography.
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  • Jul 24 2014, 03:07 PM
    SEPTA pilot Bus: Note: the 40ft NovaBus order started this week because 8647 is at Germantown, approximately right now
  • Jul 2 2014, 05:40 PM
    Van2006ko: http://www.philadelphiatransitvehicles.info/Articles/640
  • Jun 14 2014, 07:48 PM
    septa105R5: Update regarding to Obama's action to SEPTAhttp://forums.philadelphiatransitvehicles.info/topic/7422509/1/#new
  • Jun 14 2014, 06:47 AM
    septa105R5: Strike! Unions of SEPTA Regional Rail Workers hit the Picket Line as of 12:01 AM this morning!
  • May 11 2014, 10:31 PM
    transportgirl: good news CVP
  • May 10 2014, 11:34 PM
    CVPI19: No 8550 isn't totaled meaning it will be back which is good the damage isn't as bad as 8046 when it burnt to a crisp in 2008.
  • May 7 2014, 11:49 AM
    ms1076: Destination Signs
  • May 6 2014, 08:59 PM
    frankl3217: there are a few pics of 8550 on most of the news websites and on the PTV facebook page
  • May 6 2014, 08:57 PM
    frankl3217: 8550 was the bus that was caught in the flood in manaynk a few days ago..http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=9522931
  • May 6 2014, 05:58 PM
    transportgirl: was 8550 totalled?

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