Summary of Corridor Alternatives

This webpage contains the shortlist of alternatives for re-use of SEPTA's Fox Chase-Newtown line. Please visit the resources page for additional information on the Newtown Commuter Rail Line.

Project Summary and Alternatives

The Newtown line presents an unparalleled opportunity to increase ridership and reduce road congestion at a reasonable cost. Where past parking expansion initiatives have failed, restoring Newtown rail service will make significant contributions to regional sustainability by increasing SEPTA system capacity and taking cars off of overcrowded roadways.