Amtrak flipboard

Amtrak officials decided to remove the iconic split-flap departures board at 30th Street Station, and replace it with an electronic display. The move comes because the analog board was not ADA-compliant. It caused a big outcry among many Philadelphians, train enthusiast and other travelers, for whom the recognizable clickety-clack of the flipping board has historical and sentimental value.

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