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Railfan Pictures of the Week - 02/20/2011

SEPTA Main Line Wayne Junction Station Philadelphia PA February 17 2011
SEPTA was out testing a five car Silverliner V train with pilot cars 701, 801 and 802 and production cars 803 and 804 out on the Neshaminy Line, pictured here returning to the barn.
SEPTA West Trenton Line Woodbourne Station Langhorne PA February 18 2011
After an aborted attempt the day before, SEPTA takes delivery of Silverliner V's 805 and 806 which were brought up to Woodbourne Yard on Q300 and handed off to SEPTA Extra 51 just south of Woodbourne Station by CSX C770.
SEPTA Main Line Lansdale Station Lansdale PA February 18 2011
SEPTA Silverliner V married pair 803 and 804 were out by themselves on Friday on testing runs up to Lansdale, here posing next to ex-Reading Company REB-13 9006 on Train 533.
SEPTA Main Line Lansdale Station Lansdale PA February 21 2011
It's 5:10 and SEPTA Train 501 from Lansdale to Paoli waits at the station for its departure 7 minutes later. This is the first use of the production Silverliner V's in revenue service and the first five car Silverliner V trains in revenue service.

All pictures February 17, 18 and 21 2011 Copyright © 2011 John P. Almeida

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