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SEPTA Trolley Blitz – 7/12 to 7/29

The annual SEPTA Trolley Blitz will begin Friday, July 12th at 10 pm and end Monday, July 29th at 6 am.

Beginning Friday, July 12 at 10 pm and continuing through Monday, July 29 at 6 am, SEPTA forces will work around the clock to tackle critical track and power maintenance and upgrades. In addition to painting, tile replacement and general maintenance work, the 2024 Trolley Tunnel Blitz involves intensive tunnel, track area and station cleaning.

Trolleys will not operate in the tunnel at any time during the Blitz.

Route 10 [T1], Route 34 [T2], Route 13 [T3], Route 11 [T4] and Route 36 [T5] are suspended between 13th Street and 40th Street Portal until 6 am, July 29. Subway-Surface Trolleys [T] pick up and drop off riders at any bus stop along the diversion routes.

Navigating SEPTA during the Tunnel Closure

  • Eastbound trolleys go to 40th and Market streets where riders can transfer to the eastbound Market-Frankford Line [L] for service to Center City
  • Westbound riders can take the westbound Market-Frankford Line [L] to the trolleys at 40th and Market streets for service to points west
  • For late-night travel, riders may transfer to Market-Frankford Line [L] Night Owl Bus Service
  • Bus routes 21 and 42 provide local east/west service between West Philadelphia and Center City

Learn more on SEPTA’s website

SEPTA Trolley Blitz poster with detour information. Full text on SEPTA's website. Image is clickable to the site, or visit here: