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All-night subway service for NYE

New Year's Eve partygoers in Philadelphia will be able to ride the subway during the early hours of 2016 -- no matter what time they're headed home.

SEPTA says the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines will operate all night from Thursday into Friday. Extra late-night Regional Rail trains are also planned.

That's good news for revelers, but there are a number of other schedule changes on the region's public transit systems Thursday and Friday that riders should know about. Here's what you need to know about taking SEPTA, PATCO and N.J. Transit on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


Thursday, Dec. 31

  1. Buses and trolleys will run on a modified weekday schedule.

  2. The Broad Street and Market-Frankford subway lines will operate all night, with a few additional trains on each line between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

  3. Regional Rail trains will run on a normal weekday schedule, with some special late-night trains to Chestnut Hill East, Chestnut Hill West, Elwyn, Fox Chase, Lansdale, Malvern, Marcus Hook, Elm Street (Manayunk/Norristown Line), Warminster, and West Trenton.

  4. Stations will be open during regular hours, with ticket offices at 30th Street, Suburban and Jefferson stations remaining open until 2 a.m.

Friday, Jan. 1

  1. Buses, trolleys, subways and Regional Rail will run on a Sunday schedule.

  2. Ticket offices at  30th Street, Suburban and Jefferson stations will open at 6 a.m.


Thursday, Dec. 31: A special schedule will be in place.

Friday, Jan. 1: A special schedule will be in place.

N.J. Transit

Thursday, Dec. 31

  1. Rail service will run on weekday schedules, with some adjustments, including extra New York-bound trips on some lines after 6 p.m. and additional late-night trains on most lines after midnight.

  2. The River Line will operate on a weekday schedule, with extended late-night service. Special late-night trains will run between Trenton and Camden.

Friday, Jan. 1

  1. Rail lines will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule.

  2. The River Line will run on a Sunday schedule.