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Route 15


This is the "newest" line in Philadelphia. Route 15 had been closed many years ago and slowly rebuilt. It reopened ~2006 using PCC2 cars. This line does NOT use the sub-surface subway. It runs right by the Philly Zoo. It runs from Haddington in the west to Port Richmond in NE Philly.

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15-Girard car (new PCC-II) inbound next to I-95. (10/14/06) Rear view of same car. (10/14/06)
Trolley caution sign near the Port Richmond loop. (10/14/06) Girard and 26th, this is a chartered Kawasaki train (8/31/08)
A revenue PCC2 at Girard and 26. (8/31/08) Girard and 26th, this is a chartered Kawasaki train (8/31/08)
Kawasaki chartered train with revenue PCC2 behind it at the Zoo. (8/31/08)  
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