Track Problems Slow Ride Along SEPTA’s Broad Street Line, Frustrates Commuters


SEPTA commuters voiced frustration Thursday morning as track problems caused delays underground on the Broad Street Line. [[366844701, C]]

The issue seemed to slow trains to a crawl, with some trains spending minutes stopped at consecutive stations. [[366844531, C]]

SEPTA initially tweeted shortly before 7 a.m. that northbound trains wouldn't stop at Fairmount Station. They later tweeted that commuters should expect delays of 10 minutes. [[366844311, C]]

SEPTA spokeswoman Heather Redfern told NBC10 that the track department had to fix an issue with the track during the morning commute.

Around 10:10 a.m., SEPTA tweeted that service at the Fairmount Station had finally returned to normal.

Redfern said all service, and stops, should return back to normal Thursday morning.

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