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SEPTA adds trains for Made in America festival

The all-day music festival Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, will feature such acts as Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age.

SEPTA will add trains along its Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines for Made in America Festival. File photo In addition to the extra trains, SEPTA will also run extra trolleys.
Credit: Metro Archive

SEPTA will add trains along its Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines to accommodate Made in America Festival crowds this weekend.

The all-day music festival along the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend will feature Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Fitz and the Tantrums, and 2 Chainz, among other performers.

In addition to extra trains along the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines, SEPTA will run extra trolleys along the 11, 13, 34 and 36 routes both days of the concert, and the Center City trolley, which normally closes Sunday evenings, will remain open Sept. 1. Also, SEPTA has announced the route 10 trolley, which has been using shuttle buses during a track replacement project, will resume service Sept. 1.

SEPTA bus routes7, 32, 33, 38, 43and 48 will be detoured around the Parkway area from 5 a.m. Friday through noon Monday, due to road closures in connection with the festival.

Additional service will also be added to SEPTA's regional rail lines.

For more information on SEPTA service for Made in America and other Labor Day activities, visit the SEPTA website.

 
 
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