Tour the forthcoming Rail Park

Take a street-level stroll of the entire length of the proposed public park to be built along elevated and submerged sections of the former Reading Railroad. If you can't make it today, check out the other three upcoming dates.

Where: The Rail Park at 21st & Pennsylvania Ave. 19130

When: October 8, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

How much: $25 donation


Thanks for reading another Billy Penn story

Find everything you need to know about Philly, every day — in clear, direct language, like a good friend might say.

No clickbait, no cliffhangers: the Billy Penn morning newsletter.

We're covering COVID, and everything else Philly

To get through ~these times~ we’re doubling down on local stories that inspire, as well as producing guides and explainers on pandemic regulations.

If they help you, will you give us a hand in return?

We're covering COVID, and everything else Philly

To get through ~these times~ we’re doubling down on local stories that inspire, as well as producing guides and explainers on pandemic regulations.

If they help you, will you give us a hand in return?

Lock in your support

Reader support powers our local pandemic reporting. A monthly membership helps lock it in.

Can we count on you as a Billy Penn sustainer?

Winning the local journalism game

Thank you: Member support powers our newsroom.

Know someone else who might want our daily updates? Invite them to sign up for our free morning newsletter.