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SEPTA has extra service ready for fans heading to a series of events this weekend at South Philadelphia’s Sports Complex.
The Phillies kick off the fun Friday night with the opener of a three-game series against the Padres at Citizens Bank Park. Baseball fans will have plenty of company throughout the weekend, as music and sports fans fill the neighboring Wells Fargo Center and Lincoln Financial Field.
SEPTA has all events and fans covered with extra service on the Broad Street Line, which serves the Sports Complex at AT&T Station. Fans can avoid traffic jams – and beat the heat aboard comfortable, air-conditioned trains – by taking advantage of the SEPTA services listed below.
Friday, July 22: Four Sports Express trains will run on the Broad Street Line for the Phillies-Padres game at 7:05 p.m. These trips are also a great option for Soul arena football fans heading to the Wells Fargo Center (7 p.m. start).
Saturday, July 23: Three major events at each venue. Extra service as follows:
• Phillies-Padres, 4:10 p.m., Citizens Bank Park: Sports Express trains will supplement regularly scheduled Broad Street Line service starting at 3 p.m.
• Rhianna Concert, Wells Fargo Center, 7:30 p.m.: Two additional pre-show trips.
• Union vs. Real Madrid, Lincoln Financial Field, 9 p.m.: Seven trains will be added to provide Sports Express service every 10 minutes starting at approximately 7:30. Extra service will also run on the Market-Frankford Line, which offers a free connection with the subway at City Hall.
Sunday, July 24: Phillies-Padres, Citizens Bank Park, 1:35 p.m. Broad Street Line
Sports Express service will run every 10 minutes starting at approximately 12:15 p.m.