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(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
SEPTA text.svg
Locale Delaware Valley
Transit type
Number of lines 196
Number of stations 280
Chief executive Joseph M. Casey
Headquarters 1234 Market Street, Philadelphia
Began operation 1965
Operator(s) SEPTA
(some routes in Chester Co. contracted)
Number of vehicles 2,295
System length 450 mi (720 km)
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Route map
Rail lines converge to Center City Philadelphia in a hub-and-spoke model.
Geographically-accurate SEPTA rail transit map. Includes Regional Rail, rapid transit, and trolley lines. Also includes connecting services.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is an agency that is in control of many types of transport, including buses, commuter rail, elevated rail and subways. It operates 13 "Regional Rail" services in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2007 Governments Integrated Directory (GID)" (database). Census of Governments. U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division. 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  2. "SEPTA Facts". SEPTA Web site.