VRE participates in special annual events, as well as hosts public meetings and informational pop-ups on station platforms.
Meet the Management is our opportunity to show our appreciation to you, our customers. During this time of year, VRE management visits a different station every week, bringing refreshments for everyone. The goal is to meet our riders in person in order to hear any questions, complaints or comments they may have.Learn more
VRE participates in the annual Clifton Day Festival. The festival is an event where you can enjoy fine arts, crafts, and antiques in the historic town of Clifton. Kids will enjoy the music, family entertainment and the civil war re-enactment.Learn more
To introduce rail to a future generation of riders, VRE allows students between the ages of 11 and 18 to ride for free each year on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day when accompanied by a paying adult.Learn more
Industry Day is an annual event where VRE welcomes our contractor community to discuss the full spectrum of projects in our pipeline.Learn more
For a few years, the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) has run a Firecracker Special on both the Fredericksburg and Manassas Lines to downtown Washington, DC for Fourth of July Fireworks.Learn more
This year, we held a series of pop-up events at various stations throughout the VRE system. Like Meet the Management, each station addressed a theme based on feedback and questions we'd received from you, our passengers.Learn more
Every year just before Christmas, kids and their parents are given the opportunity to ride a VRE train to meet Santa and friends, who are on board to promote rail safety and Operation Lifesaver’s “Look, Listen and Live” campaign.Learn more
The Manassas Heritage Railway Festival, which occurs the first weekend in June, is a celebration of the rich railway history that Manassas has to offer.Learn more
OmniRide will offer FREE shuttle service connecting residents with two nearby VRE Stations during Metro’s summer shutdown. The shuttles will begin operating on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 and will continue until Metro reopens the six Blue and Yellow line stations.
Beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2019, FREDericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) will start early morning and late afternoon feeder bus service between Aquia Towne Center, the north VDOT commuter lot on Route 610/Garrisonville Road and the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station in Quantico, VA.