There are many reasons for delays and below, we try to highlight some of the major ones:
Steel rails slowly expand and contract as temperatures rise and fall. With a substantial change in temperature, even in early March, there can be heat restrictions.
When the option is opened, VRE customers can use Metrorail at no additional charge by presenting their validated VRE ticket or pass to a Metro station manager upon entering and exiting the system.
VRE embraces the world of social networking sites to both communicate and interact with our riders.
When the leaves begin to fall, those that land on the damp surface of the rails are crushed under thousands of tons of steel.
VRE's trains run not by the time it says on your watch, but by the time that the U.S. Naval Observatory Time Services Department says it is.
When rail traffic stops unexpectedly, we have one plan B and that B stands for Buses.
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