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Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

The FTA provides financial and technical assistance to support public transportation throughout the United States. PennDOT has used FTA funding to improve the Keystone Corridor to strengthen the commuter passenger rail service. Visit FTA >

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Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

The FRA provides discretionary funding and technical assistance to maintain and improve passenger and freight rail infrastructure throughout the United States. PennDOT has used FRA funding to improve the Keystone Corridor’s infrastructure to increase safety, improve operations for intercity passenger rail services, and diverge freight rail. Visit FRA >

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Amtrak’s Keystone Service, supported by PennDOT, runs between New York City and Harrisburg by way of Philadelphia. The service provides frequent daily service, affordable fares, competitive trip times, comfortable seating, and more.

The Pennsylvanian Service, supported by PennDOT, runs one-daily roundtrip train between New York City and Pittsburgh by way of Philadelphia. Visit Amtrak >



SEPTA provides public transportation services in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, along with selected rail service to New Jersey and Delaware. In addition to regional rail, SEPTA services include bus, subway, and trolley transportation. Visit SEPTA >

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PRT provides public transportation services to a vast area of western Pennsylvania, including the City of Pittsburgh and all of Allegheny County. Transportation services include light rail, bus, and mini-bus. PRT also sponsors ACCESS, the nation’s largest paratransit program of its kind for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Visit PRT >

Pittsburgh Regional Transit


PATCO is owned and operated by the Delaware River Port Authority. It is a heavy rail subway/elevated line operating between Center City Philadelphia and Camden, N.J., and continuing to Lindenwold, N.J. It is one of only a few rapid transit lines in the world that operates a 24-hour service. Visit PATCO >

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Additional Resources:

Great American Stations
View historical details on stations nationwide, as well as planning tools for station design and restoration.

Travel in PA
Get information on ridesharing, public transit options, bicycling, winter driving, and more.

Learn more about the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s work related to rail as well as all other modes of transportation.