Service begins at SEPTA's new Wawa Station

The agreement will also see the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line renamed the Media/Wawa line.

Monday, August 22, 2022
Service begins at SEPTA's new Wawa Station
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The first trains at the Wawa Station started running over the weekend, but this marks the beginning of travel for weekday commuters.

MIDDLETOWN TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Wawa and SEPTA are celebrating the opening of the newest train station in the Delaware Valley.

Service began at SEPTA's new Wawa Station Sunday morning.

However, Monday marks the beginning of travel for weekday commuters.

Wawa Community Day at the station will be held throughout the day: there's free coffee from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and then free iced tea and pretzels from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Regional Rail connects Center City to Middletown Township, Delaware County.

"This area was like forgotten for a long time. I think this is going to be huge," said Brookhaven resident Steve Schultz.

The new Wawa Station features a 600-space parking deck.

The agreement between SEPTA and Wawa will also see the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line renamed the Media/Wawa line.

SEPTA trains last served the area in 1986.

Many say they are happy with the progression.

"It's amazing that they brought it back. I figured the railroad was going away. Now it's back," said rider Danny White of Chester.

The first ride began at 6 a.m. Sunday.