10,000 SEPTA tickets from Wilmington sold for pope weekend

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- Thousands will be traveling from Wilmington to Philadelphia the weekend Pope Francis is in town.

SEPTA says it has sold 10,000 roundtrip tickets at the Wilmington station.

Amtrak tells Action News they have not released ticket sale numbers as of yet.

There will be street closures around the train station to accommodate the pedestrian traffic that weekend.

There are enough spots for 600 vehicles to park at the station and nearby lots will open to hold another 4,000.