The event benefits the restoration efforts of the Southampton Railroad Station Society.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Southampton Railroad Station Society's third annual Holiday Railfest will be held this Saturday at the North and Southampton Reformed Church. The event lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature displays and exhibits by various railroad-related groups, including a model of the infamous 1921 Bryn Athyn train wreck. The Southampton Fire Company will also have some equipment on display at the event. Vendors selling items such as toy and model trains, locomotive-based artwork and many other fascinating gift ideas for any railroad enthusiast will also be present. Little ones who attend can have their face painted or take a ride with Santa on a replica steam train. Tickets are $5; children under the age of 12 are free but must be …
Starting Monday and lasting until August, SEPTA will bus customers at the Warminster and Hatboro stations to the Willow Grove station while workers repair electrical lines.
The new SEPTA schedule beginning next week will have a major change for Warminster and Hatboro travelers. The restoration project of overhead catenary wires along SEPTA’s Warminster Regional Rail Line will result in mid-day weekday shuttle busing between Warminster, Hatboro and Willow Grove Stations from April 2 until August 2012. Catenary wires are used to propel the trains along their routes. The shuttle buses will operate between Warminster, Hatboro and Willow Grove stations on weekdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Passengers traveling to Center City will board shuttle buses at Warminster Station, 13 minutes before their regularly scheduled train times, as shown in the newly revised Regional Rail timetable. The buses will travel to Hatboro…