SEPTA facts for kids
(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
|Number of lines||196|
|Number of stations||280|
|Chief executive||Joseph M. Casey|
|Headquarters||1234 Market Street, Philadelphia|
(some routes in Chester Co. contracted)
|Number of vehicles||2,295|
|System length||450 mi (720 km)|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8
1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
5 ft 2 1⁄2 in (1,588 mm)
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.
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