News Releases & Presentations

VRE issues news releases regarding various aspects of our service such as capital improvements, operational changes, and events.

For media inquiries, please e-mail or call 703-684-1001.




2020 Presentations


2020 News Releases

VRE Operations Board Elects 2021 Executive Committee
December 18, 2020

VRE Recognized for Exceptional Safety
December 16, 2020

VRE Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
October 6, 2020

VRE and Partners Promote Safety at Rail Crossings
September 21, 2020

Dalton to Serve as VRE CEO
September 3, 2020

Former VRE Operations Board Chair to Receive APTA Distinguished Service Award
September 3, 2020

VRE Mourns the Loss of First Operations Board Treasurer
September 2, 2020

VRE Releases Videos Highlighting Passenger Health and Safety Efforts
September 2, 2020

VRE to Add Roundtrip Train to Fredericksburg Line
July 21, 2020

VRE Takes Additional Steps to Protect Passenger Health and Safety
June 24, 2020

VRE Extends Operations and Maintenance Contracts with Keolis
June 10, 2020

VRE Implementing Safeguards to Protect Passenger Health and Safety
June 3, 2020

Congressional Delegation Urged to Help VRE Weather COVID-19 Crisis
March 19, 2020

VRE to Adjust Train Schedules Effective Tuesday
March 16, 2020

VRE Joins Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking
January 28, 2020

VRE to Hold Fourth Annual Industry Day
January 17, 2020

2019 News Releases

VRE to Explore Financial Contribution to Second Rail Crossing Over Potomac
December 20, 2019

VRE Commends Commonwealth and CSXT on Transformational Rail Agreement
December 19, 2019

Dalton to Serve as Acting CEO of Virginia Railway Express
November 15, 2019

VRE Santa Trains to Run December 14
November 1, 2019

VRE to Offer New Fare Products
October 22, 2019

VRE Leadership Transition
October 18, 2019

VRE to Transport Festivalgoers During Clifton Day
October 7, 2019

Lower Parking Fees for VRE Riders at Franconia-Springfield Station
September 12, 2019

VRE Extends Purchase Deadline for Discounted Amtrak Step-Up Tickets
September 3, 2019

VRE Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
July 9, 2019

VRE Is Perfect Commuting Alternative During Metrorail Station Closures
May 21, 2019

VRE to Offer Passenger Discount to Commute via Amtrak
May 9, 2019

Take Your Child to Work Day
April 18, 2019

VRE Invites Riders to Meet the Management
April 17, 2019

VRE Runs All Trains Under Positive Train Control
April 12, 2019

2018 News Releases

VRE hosts training for TSA K-9 teams at Broad Run Yard
July 17, 2018

VRE scores high on facility condition assessment
March 1, 2018

2017 News Releases 

Metrorail + VRE = $600M to VA's General Fund
September 8, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine to Headline 25th Anniversary Celebration for VRE
June 12, 2017

VRE Operations Board Member Gary Skinner Recognized by the VTA for Outstanding Contributions
May 24, 2017

Virginia Railway Express to Kick-Off 25th Anniversary Celebration
May 9, 2017

VRE Operations Board Votes to Advance Broad Run Terminus Expansion Alternative
March 17, 2017

VRE to Discuss Midday Storage Facility at Community Meeting
February 2, 2017

VRE to Operate Reduced "S" Schedule Service on Inauguration Day
January 6, 2017

2016/2015 News Releases

VRE Welcomes Senator Tim Kaine to Spotsylvania Station and Crossroads Maintenance Facility

December 15, 2016                                                                                                  

VRE to Present Final Draft Gainesville-Haymarket Extension Alternatives at Community Meeting

November 2, 2016                                                                                                  

Northern Virginia Commuters Impacted by SafeTrack Surge #8 Can Instead Choose VRE

August 29, 2016

VRE Shatters Ridership Records as Metro Riders Try Out System during SafeTrack Work

July 19, 2016

VRE to Present Gainesville-Haymarket Extention Alternatives at Community Meeting

April 20, 2016
VRE Congestion Relief Report
April 13, 2016
VRE to Present Gainesville-Haymarket Extention Alternatives at Community Meeting
March 23, 2016
VRE to Run New Train and Schedules Starting November 30th
November 25, 2015
Meet Santa on the Virginia Railway Express Train
November 20, 2015
VRE to Open New Spotsylvania VRE Station
October 26, 2015
VRE Will Suspend Service Without PTC Extension
October 21, 2015
VRE to Host First Community Meeting on Gainesville-Haymarket Extension Study
October 7, 2015
VRE to Run Normal Service during Pope Francis's Visit to Washington, DC
September 17, 2015
VRE Fares to Increase 4 Percent Starting July 1st
June 25, 2015
Ride VRE to Celebrate Independence Day in Washington, DC
June 8, 2015
VRE Names Locomotives Honoring Current and Previous Board Members
May 19, 2015
Virginia Railway Express Launches VRE Mobile
May 15, 2015
VRE to Honor Board Members
May 11, 2015
Track Construction to Affect VRE Fredericksburg Line Trains
May 7, 2015
TSA Honors VRE for Security
February 19, 2015
VRE Announces 2015 Operations Board Officers
January 16, 2015