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November 02, 2016

Person killed along SEPTA's Media-Elwyn line; service restored

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SEPTA Train Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

A SEPTA train.

UPDATE: SEPTA has restored service on the Media-Elwyn Line, but riders should expect delays.


Service has been suspended along one of SEPTA's Regional Rail lines due to a fatality.

The transit agency announced Wednesday around 4:41 p.m. that Media-Elwyn service was suspended along the entire line. A short time later, SEPTA officials confirmed that a person was killed at Angora Station located in Southwest Philadelphia.

At 5:10 p.m., outbound service has resumed. However, inbound service is still not operating due to a police investigation.