August 29, 2018
A SEPTA train caught fire near the Glenside Station on Wednesday afternoon, according to numerous social media reports from people at the scene.
SEPTA has since resumed activity on the Lansdale-Doylestown and Warminster Regional Rail lines:
Indeed, service has resumed. ^NV— SEPTA_SOCIAL (@SEPTA_SOCIAL) August 29, 2018
SEPTA’s official Twitter account confirmed the fire:
Warminster: Service is suspended until further notice due to mechanical issues at Glenside Station.— SEPTA (@SEPTA) August 29, 2018
SEPTA confirmed it had suspended service on the Lansdale-Doylestown and Warminster Regional Rail lines for a few hours Wednesday afternoon:
Doylestown: Service is suspended until further notice due to mechanical issues at Glenside Station.— SEPTA (@SEPTA_DOY) August 29, 2018
Apparently, reactions to the fire were mixed:
The train in front of mine is on fire and this man has the audacity to tell a septa staffer "This is really inconveniencing me" like sir... do you not realize a TRAIN IS ON FIRE??? pic.twitter.com/vQQQxrOSdW— ⭐BUBU⭐ (@CynthiaWambua) August 29, 2018
This is a developing story, and will be updated with more details when available.