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December 2012



SEPTA Kawasaki LRV 9099 decorated for the holidays at 61st and Baltimore Loop on the New Year’s Eve Charter last year.  From the PTV Staff to you and yours we wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanaza, Happy New Year, and a Happy whatever holiday you celebrate!  Photo by Joe Butler.

November 2012

7252 on the L


SEPTA Neoplan Articulated #7252 operating on the Route L turning onto Nedro Street from Old York Road in the Olney Section of Philadelphia.  7252 and the other 154 Neoplan Articulateds are slated for replacement in the near future by new articulateds from Nova Bus USA.  Photo by Michael E. Pearson. 



October 2012

AMTran 403

Altoona Metropolitan Transportation Authoirty (AMTran) Orion I # 403 at AMTran Headquarters in Altoona, PA.  403 along with the other Orion Is at AMTran are scheduled to be replaced by the end of the year by new Gillig Hybrids.  Photo by Brandon Shaw. 


September 2012

5652 West Chester

SEPTA New Flyer 5652 on Church Street at the layover location for the Route 104 at West Chester University.  School is back in session for grade schools and most colleges and universities in the PTV coverage area as summer break is over.  With this comes the return of school service on many transit systems.  Photo by Brandon Shaw. 




August 2012

NJT 7562 on the 316

NJT MCI 7562 on the sesasonal route 316 at Broad Street and Snyder Avenue in South Philadelphia on its way to shore points in southern Cape May County.  Photo by Brandon Shaw. 


July 2012

235 at Cynwyd

St. Louis Car Co Silverliner III #235 at Cynwyd on June 29th, 2012.  This was the last day of service for the last two remaining 1960’s era Silverliners (Budd Silverliner II 9010 being the other and coupled behind 235) as the final FRA Waiver expired on June 30th and there are now enough Silverliner Vs in service to fill the void left by the departure of the older equipment.  Photo by Joe Butler. 


June 2012

8107 on the 134

8107 on the 134 at Fort Washington on March 16th, 2012.  As of June 15th, 2012, route 134 has been permanently discontinued due to low ridership and lack of external funding.  Photo by Brandon Shaw. 


May 2012

First Day Back on 15

PCC II 2331 at the new Northern Liberties (aka Sugar House) loop at Frankford and Delaware across from the Sugar House Casino.  Route 15 resumed trolley service after a six month suspension on Sunday, April 29th, 2012 but only as far as this new cut back loop.  A shuttle bus is in operation between Frankford Avenue and Madison Loop while the I-95 revive project is underway.  Photo by PTV Forum member TRANSIT_FREAK 


April 2012

DART 213 at Rodney Square

DART Gillig Advantage LF #213 at Rodney Square in downtown Wilmington, DE.  DART is proposing changes that will make scenes like this a thing of the past by realigning routes in downtown Wilmington.  See for more info.  Photo by Brandon Shaw. 


March 2012

216 at Wayne Junction

Budd Silverliner II #216 trails behind a sister unit at Wayne Junciton Station.  With more and more Silverliner V cars coming into service the days of the IIs and IIIs are fading fast.  Photo by Daryl Jackson. 


February 2012

The Broad Street Bus

8016 on the C.  As of February 19th the C is no more and the branches have been redesignated 4 and 16.  Photo by Dashawn J. Collins. 


January 2012

9099 at 40th Street Portal

9099 on the New Year’s Eve Charter at 40th Street Portal.



December 2011



November POTM

Theme: Transit in Fall Foliage 

837 on 66




October POTM 

Theme: Dusk, Dawn, Twilight, Night Shots

October Winner


September POTM

Theme: Subways (Indoors)

September POTM winner




August 2011

Theme: Summer at the Shore



Cape May Seashore Lines (CMSL) RDC M410 and M407 at Cape May, NJ on August 24th, 2010.  Photo by Joe Butler.

July 2011


Theme: Inter City Coaches in the PTV Coverage Area


Mega Bus



June 2011

Theme: Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary

822 taken by Reeko_8197

Taken By Reeko_8197

May 2011


Taken by Septakid

April 2011

Taken by Trainwizard


March 2011

Theme: Full Wraps

IKEA Neoplan

Unknown Neoplan (believed to be 31xx) with Ikea Full Wrap back in Spring of 1995 at 69th Street Terminal.  Photograpger: Douglas Diehl (RedArrowDoug).

February 2011

Theme: Winter Shots

NJT 4205

NJT 4205 kicks up the snow while leading an AC line train at North Philadelphia Station.  Photo by Michael E. Pearson (Trainwizard).

Janaury 2011


December 2010

Theme: Retired

PAT 2758

taken by Jayayess1190

Photographer: Jayayess1190



November 2010


Photographer: SEPtafan

September 2010

Theme: Taken of other transportation agencies within tri-state area

Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA)

Photographer: Helman700

October 2010

Theme: Taken at Schools and Colleges thoughout the Area

Delaware County Community College

Photographer: SEPTA105R5


June 2010

#9016 - Taken by - Transit Freak -

Photographer: Transit-Freak



July 2010

Photographer: Nicholas “Kyro” Mutignani (SouthernSeptaRida21


August 2010

Photographer: Tyreek (Reeko8197



May 2010


Two years from now, this scene will not exist  as these units will be retired by 2012 Silverliner III #220 at Trenton, NJ
Photo taken by Warren (septafan on the forums)


April 2010
 Photographer Mike Pearson -



Photographer: Mike Pearson (Buswizard)


March 2010

Mutiagency TA Shot - DART and SEPTA

Muti-Agency shot in Claymont at the Tri-State Mall
Photographer: Mike Pearson (Buswizasssssrd)