Jan. 22--SEPTA, after deciding to keep operating buses and trains through Tuesday's snowstorm, expects some delays in the Wednesday morning rush hour -- if anyone goes to work.
SEPTA officials had considered suspending bus service Tuesday evening, but decided to keep the buses running, SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams said. Only one bus route, No. 35 in Manayunk and Roxborough, was halted.
Trains, subways and trolleys also continued to operate, with delays of up to an hour, and they will be running Wednesday morning, she said. Commuters who brave the weather can expect some delays, she said.
Maintenance crews were to work through the night to keep switches and overhead power lines operating to keep the trains running.
The Broad Street subway and Market-Frankford subway/elevated lines are best bets for riders during severe winter storms, SEPTA said.
"We keep the cars ready for service by storing them overnight in tunnels and maintenance car houses and we assign crews to keep station entrances, platforms and sidewalks clean of ice and snow," SEPTA said.
Passengers can get regular updates through the media and at SEPTA's electronic communications sites. On the Web: www.septa.org/realtime/status/system-status. On Twitter, @SEPTA, and for interactive communication with SEPTA representatives, @SEPTA_SOCIAL.
Passengers can call SEPTA customer service at 215-580-7800, and para-transit customers can call 215-580-7145.
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