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(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)
Angled white "S" with the word SEPTA in blue underneath. The background to the left of the "S" is blue and red on the right.
Locale Delaware Valley
Transit type
Number of lines 196
Number of stations 280
Annual ridership 320,984,300
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)
5 ft 2+12 in (1,588 mm)
System map
Philadelphia Transit and Commuter Rail System
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.

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