News and Delay Alerts
Receiving News and Delay Alerts

VRE embraces the world of social networking sites to both communicate and interact with our riders.

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VRE Capital Improvements
All in Good Time - VRE Capital Improvements Worth the Wait

Next to inquiries about our existing day-to-day service, the most often asked question we receive at VRE seems to be “Why does it take so long to complete our major improvement projects?” In all honesty, we ask ourselves this question, too -- always seeking to expedite improvements to customer service without sacrificing safety, compliance, or fiscal responsibility.

At Forefront of Regional Transportation
VRE at the Forefront of Regional Transportation – You Can Plan On It!

Before VRE can even think about the design and construction of any capital improvements, the projects have to be carefully planned by the VRE Project Development Department.

Update: Crystal City Station Improvements
Crystal City Station Improvements

The Crystal City Station Improvements project is scheduled to complete the Preliminary Engineering (PE) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review phase of the project by spring 2021. The station improvements include an island platform with two entrances within the existing railroad right-of-way.

OmniRide & VRE: Partners in Public Transit
OmniRide and Virginia Railway Express Partners in Public Transit

OmniRide is honored to be able to partner with VRE to meet the travel needs of the region’s essential workers and for passengers making essential travel to employment, grocery stores, health care appointments, and more.

Public Involvement in FAMPO's Planning
Pulling the Public into Transportation Planning: A Top FAMPO Goal

FAMPO carries out its responsibility by creating a forum where members of the public, elected and appointed officials, transit agencies, and transportation professionals come together to discuss concerns, take funding action, and continuously cooperate to improve the region’s transportation system.

Bringing Elected Officials Together: NVTC
A Look at NVTC

The creation and ongoing support of VRE is an example of how NVTC (and PRTC) bring together elected officials from across Northern Virginia to make regional decisions to improve transportation. 

Working Together: A Look at NVTA
Working Together: A Look at NVTA

In a rapidly growing metropolitan area, it truly takes a collaborative effort that looks beyond jurisdictional lines, to reduce congestion and get people home to loved ones faster.

Receive Alert Messages: Tips for Registering for Train Talk
Receive Alert Messages: Tips for Registering for Train Talk

Still not a member of VRE’s Train Talk news service? Why not? It only takes a couple of minutes to join. The program takes you through a series of steps so that you can customize your account and only receive alerts that are important to you.

New System for Train Talk
VRE to Use Everbridge Starting March 9th

VRE is transitioning to a new system to send Train Talk alerts. For many of you, no action is required to continue receiving Train Talks. However, if you originally subscribed for VRE alerts through another organization, you will need to opt-in to receive messages through Everbridge.

Fare Increases: Why, What and How
Fare Increases: Why, What and How

Why do fares sometimes need to be increased? How does VRE present the need to the public, and how will a fare increase affect you?

Quantico VRE Feeder
FRED Transit to Start New Quantico VRE Feeder Service in May 2019

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. 

The Many Ways VRE Communicates with Passengers - Infographic