"The Boys Are Back In Town" USA Tour 2006

Day 7 : Friday 5th May

Friday started with a short hop up to Philadelphia. A pair of AEM7s - AMTK 931 + 937 - making a welcome start to the days proceedings! Once here we covered the SEPTA loco-hauled services in the area close to the city centre as well as a run out towards Atlantic City on NJT. SEPTA have a fleet of 7x AEM7 electrics and 1x ALP44 and six of the eight were sampled during the day;

The SEPTA ALP44 electric: SEPTA 2308.

Loco  Type  From - To
SEPTA 2308  ALP44  Philadelphia 30th Street - Suburban Station
-  EMU  Suburban Station - Philadelphia 30th Street
NJT 4202 GP40PH-2B  Philadelphia 30th Street - Egg Harbor City
NJT 4216 GP40PH-2B  Egg Harbor City - Cherry Hill
NJT 4201 GP40PH-2B  Cherry Hill - Hammonton
NJT 4208 GP40PH-2B  Hammonton - Philadelphia 30th Street

NJT 4202 leaves Egg Harbor City en-route to Atlantic City.

NJT 4201 shoves out of Hammonton.

Loco  Type  From - To
-  EMU  Philadelphia 30th Street - Temple University
SEPTA 2302  AEM7  Temple University - Market East
SEPTA 2301  AEM7  Market East - Suburban Station
SEPTA 2305  AEM7  Suburban Station - Market East
-  EMU  Market East - Suburban Station
SEPTA 2306  AEM7  Suburban Station - Philadelphia 30th Street
SEPTA 2304  AEM7  Philadelphia 30th Street - Radnor
-  EMU  Radnor - Ardmore
AMTK 18  AEM7   Ardmore - Philadelphia 30th Street
-  EMU  Philadelphia 30th Street - Suburban Station

This evening, our last involving a hotel, was spent at the Independence Brew Pub located under Market East station.

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