Archive for July, 2010

Train Talk July 29, 2010 4:51 AM

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

This Train Talk is for Fredericksburg Station Riders:

The elevator at the Fredericksburg Station is currently out of service until further notice.

Train Talk July 28, 2010 5:45 PM

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

This message is for Fredericksburg Line riders:

Update:

VRE trains have been given permission to proceed and should be on the move shortly. Train #303 (Departs Union Station at 3:35p) is approximately 40 minutes late and train #305 (Departs Union Station at 4:10p) is approximately 20 minutes late.

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Train #303 (Departs Union Station at 3:35p) is currently stopped due to a brush fire near the tracks north of the Leeland Road station. Fire department is on the scene. We do not have an estimate as to how much longer the train will be held.

Train Talk July 28, 2010 5:35 PM

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

This message is for Fredericksburg Line riders:

Train #303 (Departs Union Station at 3:35p) is currently stopped due to a brush fire near the tracks north of the Leeland Road station. Fire department is on the scene. We do not have an estimate as to how much longer the train will be held.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This Message is for Manassas Line Riders:

335 further delayed due to waiting for dispatcher permission to proceed.

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#335 (Departs Union Station at 6:10p) is 20 min. late. Was waiting for 331 and 333 to couple up.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 6:58 PM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This Message is for Manassas Line Riders:

#335 (Departs Union Station at 6:10p) is 20 min. late. Was waiting for 331 and 333 to couple up.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 6:53 PM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This Message is for Manassas Line Riders:

331 and 333 coupled and on the move. 331 – 75 min. late. 333 – 50 min. late

Train Talk July 27, 2010 6:07 PM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This Message is for Manassas Line Riders:

333 is behind 331 and ready to couple…331 passengers will need to get back on train 331.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 6:01 PM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This Message is for Manassas Line Riders:

331 currently stopped at Backlick 10 min. late due to locomotive issues.

Estimating 331 to be at least 30 min. late. 331 will couple with 333 which should be arriving shortly into Backlick.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 7:12 AM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This message is for Fredericksburg Line riders:

Update #3:

Train #306 is 55 minutes late, next station Quantico. Train #308 is 35 minutes late, next station Brooke. Train #310 (Departs Fredericksburg at 7:10a) is relatively on-time approaching Fredericksburg.

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Update #2:

The railroad has been re-opened for traffic. Trains on the move shortly. Train #306 45 minutes late, Train #308 20 minutes late. Both may accrue additional delay as both trains will make all stops.

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Update #1:

Still waiting on status of fire. Train #306 is 35 minutes late and Train #308 (Departs Fredericksburg at 6:30a) is right behind and 10 minutes late.

Metro Option has been opened at Franconia/Springfield and King Street Metro stations. Show your VRE ticket to Metro personnel for entry.

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Update:

No new information to report, still waiting on status of reported fire. All Fredericksburg traffic still being held south of Fredericksburg.

Train #306 is currently 20 minutes late.

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VRE traffic is being held due to reports of a possible fire near the tracks near Fredricksburg. Estimated delays unknown at this time, we will alert you as soon as details become available.

Currently Train #306 (Departs Fredericksburg at 6:05a) is being held south of Fredericksburg.

Train Talk July 27, 2010 6:50 AM

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This message is for Fredericksburg Line riders:

Update #2:

The railroad has be re-opened for traffic. Trains on the move shortly. Train #306 45 minutes late, Train #308 20 minutes late. Both may accrue additional delay as both trains will make all stops.

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Update #1:

Still waiting on status of fire. Train #306 is 35 minutes late and Train #308 (Departs Fredericksburg at 6:30a) is right behind and 10 minutes late.

Metro Option has been opened at Franconia/Springfield and King Street Metro stations. Show your VRE ticket to Metro personnel for entry.

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Update:

No new information to report, still waiting on status of reported fire. All Fredericksburg traffic still being held south of Fredericksburg.

Train #306 is currently 20 minutes late.

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VRE traffic is being held due to reports of a possible fire near the tracks near Fredricksburg. Estimated delays unknown at this time, we will alert you as soon as details become available.

Currently Train #306 (Departs Fredericksburg at 6:05a) is being held south of Fredericksburg.