SEPTA will offer fans coming from the Eagles game this Sunday a free ride home. The free rides are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, and the rides will be from the NRG Station on the Broad Street Line after the Eagles-Panthers Game on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Broad Street Line includes Lincoln Financial Field and the Sports and Entertainment Complex in South Philadelphia.
Free rides will begin at 3 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. this free ride program is offered in the hopes that fans will have a safe and worry free travel back to their homes. The game starts at 1, and there will be regular fees for travel to the game.
SEPTA will increase their workload for the game. A total of 10 Sports Express trains will be added on the Broad Street Line, as these trains will be added to the regularly scheduled service. The service will start at 10:10 a.m. The trains will run every 10 minutes from then on. Fans will also have Local and Express trains waiting for them at NRG Station after the game.
The Broad Street Line provides a great way to get to Eagles games and other big events for riders throughout Philadelphia. There will be a connection from the Broad Street Line to Market-Frankford Line and City Trolley routes at 15th Street/City Hall. The Broad Street Line also connects to bus routes that service throughout the city and region.
WBCB’s Keith Noonan contributed to this post.