Fredericksburg Line Projects


Current Projects


Alexandria Station Improvements

The purpose of this project is three-fold. First and foremost is removing the at-grade pedestrian crossing. Second, improve the interface between the track and platform in order to eliminate step boxes. Third, improve
boarding capabilities on Track 1.

Brooke Station Improvements

This project will lengthen the existing platform to better accommodate up to 8-car train consists.

Crystal City Station Improvements

Expansion and relocation of the VRE Crystal City Station to provide two platform edges and serve full-length trains.

Franconia-Springfield Station Improvements

This project will lengthen the existing platforms to better accommodate up to 8-car train consists.

L'Enfant North and South Storage Tracks

We're converting existing side tracks both north and south of L’Enfant Station so that they can be used to temporarily store trains during the middle of the day.

Leeland Road Station Improvements

This project will extend the existing platform to better accommodate 8-car train consists.

Lifecycle Overhaul and Upgrade

We're building a new maintenance facility to conduct heavy maintenance on-site.

Long Bridge Feasibility and Environmental Studies

The purpose of this project is to provide additional railroad capacity across the Potomac River.

Lorton Station Second Platform

The improvements completed in 2017 are deemed adequate to accommodate VRE trains and the planned third track. Future work at the station will include a second platform and pedestrian overpass to accommodate
construction of the fourth track by DRPT.

Midday Storage Facility

We're planning, designing and constructing a permanent midday storage facility for VRE trains that travel to Washington, DC.

Penta-Platforms Station Improvements

The Penta-Platforms Project will add capacity to the CSXT RF&P Subdivision by generally extending platforms and/or adding second platforms at five VRE Fredericksburg Line stations.

Potomac Shores Station

This new VRE station will be a key component of Potomac Shores’ emerging town center.

Quantico Station Improvements

Quantico Station Improvements includes design, permitting, and construction of a new center platform, pedestrian bridge and extension of the existing platform.

Rippon Station Improvements

This project is for the design and construction of a platform extension at Rippon Station with pedestrian overpass to accommodate full-length trains.

Station Facilities Projects

Status update of VRE facilities projects as reported in the VRE CEO Report.

TVM Upgrade

We now have an upgrade underway which will effectively replace every major component in the system, leaving just the stainless steel cabinets from the original system.