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Guide to Landforms Seen Along the SEPTA Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line

The Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line is unique among the SEPTA Regional Rail Lines in that between Ardmore and Malvern it follows the Schuylkill-Delaware River drainage divide and further west crosses the Schuylkill-Delaware River divide along the Chester Valley south wall. The Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line, which was originally the Pennsylvania Railroad main line and which […]

Landforms seen along SEPTA’s Norristown High Speed Line

Introduction: Trains on the Norristown High Speed Line (NHSL) require approximately 30 minutes to travel 13.4 miles from SEPTA’s 69th Street Terminal to the Norristown Transportation Center, yet that relatively short trip involves crossing several creeks and a major river, climbing up and down as several drainage divides are crossed, passing through a water gap, […]