Archive for June, 2014

Manassas Firecracker Special Tickets Still Available

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Manassas Firecracker Special Tickets Still Available

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Firecracker Special!

Celebra=
te the 4th with VRE!

Approximately 300 tickets left for the=
Manassas Firecracker Special

Still thinking about taking the train to DC to s=
ee the fireworks? While the Fredericksburg Special is sold out, you can s=
till buy tickets for the Manassas Special.
Tickets will be s=
old until Thursday of this week during the hours of 9am – 4:30pm at =
our office at 1500 King Street, Suite 202 Alexandria, VA 22314 with cash=
, money orders, cashier’s checks and credit cards; again only until July =
3rd, 7pm. You also have the option to call in (703-684-1001) from 7am to =
7pm everyday our office open until July 3rd and place your order over the=
telephone using your card. We can make the tickets available for pickup =
at your boarding station before your train departs. If you don’t already =
know, the particulars are below.

How Much?

The tickets are $10.00 each person roundtrip (fr=
om any station) including all children
.Tickets w=
ill be sold in our Alexandria office until July 3, 20=
14, 7pm.
 
To purchase tickets at our offic=
e visit us at 1500 King Street, Suite 202 Alexandria, VA 22314 or call us=
at 703-684-1001 7am to 7pm any weekday until July 3. 
Tickets are non-refundable.

Where and When? =

Fireworks begin at 9:10pm. We will get you there=
in plenty of time to get yourself situated in DC. The trains will drop o=
ff all passengers at Washington Union Station between 5:30 and 6:00pm lea=
ving plenty of time for the 20-25 minute walk to the National Mall.=

Fredericksburg Line: =
     
 

The

stops on the Fredericksburg Line will pick up and drop off at

Leeland Road, Brooke, Quantico, Woodbridge, Lorton on into Union=20

Station. Times listed for pick-up are departure times and we will begin=20=

loading approximately 10 minutes prior to scheduled time to ensure an=20

on-time departure from each station.

Manassas Line: &n=
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The

stops on the Manassas Line will pick up and drop off at=20

Manassas Park, Burke Centre, Backlick Road on into Union Station. Times=20=

listed for pick-up are departure times and we will begin loading=20

approximately 10 minutes prior to scheduled time to ensure an on-time=20

departure from each station.

Other Information I Need=
to Know?

To

get through the security checkpoints on the National Mall, you are=20

allowed to bring backpacks, strollers and coolers but they will be=20

searched.
Coolers should be small.
You are not allowed to bring any alcohol, firearms, glass product=
s or personal fireworks.
Trains will not make the regul=
ar VRE stops at Alexandria, Crystal City, or L’Enfant stations.
Please regularly visit the U.S. National Park Service website for the m=
ost up-to-date information on other events that day, restrictions, securi=
ty checkpoints, maps, etc.

Come on out and enjoy a Friday night on the town in Washington, DC =
with family and friends on the VRE!
Space is li=
mited, so don=92t delay.
Check out our =
website, Facebook, Twitter or subscribe to Train Talk for the latest updates.

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332 late

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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332 late

a signal problem near Burke has delayed 332 approx 20 min

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Online Sales End Today for Firecracker Special

Friday, June 27th, 2014

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Online Sales End Today for Firecracker Special

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Firecracker Special!

Celebra=
te the 4th with VRE!

Fredericksburg Firecracker Special alm=
ost sold out! Still opportunity to purchase Manassas Special. . .
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You probably know about our special service on J=
uly 4th. If you haven’t already bought tickets, y
ou can here via PayPal until today 5pm. However, next week Ti=
ckets will be sold Monday through Thursday during the hours of 9am =
- 4:30pm at our office at 1500 King Street, Suite 202 Alexandria, VA 223=
14 with cash, money orders, cashier’s checks and credit cards only until =
July 3rd, 7pm. You also have the option to call in (703-684-1001) from 7a=
m to 7pm everyday our office open until July 3rd and place your order ove=
r the telephone using your card. We can also make the tickets available f=
or pickup at your boarding station before your train departs. If you don’=
t already know, the particulars are below.

How Much?

The tickets are $10.00 each person roundtrip (fr=
om any station) including all children
.Tickets w=
ill be sold in our Alexandria office until July 3, 20=
14, 7pm.
 
To purchase tickets at our offic=
e visit us at 1500 King Street, Suite 202 Alexandria, VA 22314 or call us=
at 703-684-1001 7am to 7pm any weekday until July 3.
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For online ticket sales p
lease visit our Firecracke=
r Special webpage to purchase tickets via PayPal until 5pm Friday, Ju=
ne 27. Tickets are non-refundable.

Where and When? =

Fireworks begin at 9:10pm. We will get you there=
in plenty of time to get yourself situated in DC. The trains will drop o=
ff all passengers at Washington Union Station between 5:30 and 6:00pm lea=
ving plenty of time for the 20-25 minute walk to the National Mall.=

Fredericksburg Line: =
     
 

The

stops on the Fredericksburg Line will pick up and drop off at

Leeland Road, Brooke, Quantico, Woodbridge, Lorton on into Union=20

Station. Times listed for pick-up are departure times and we will begin=20=

loading approximately 10 minutes prior to scheduled time to ensure an=20

on-time departure from each station.

Manassas Line: &n=
bsp;           &nb=
sp;  
 

The

stops on the Manassas Line will pick up and drop off at=20

Manassas Park, Burke Centre, Backlick Road on into Union Station. Times=20=

listed for pick-up are departure times and we will begin loading=20

approximately 10 minutes prior to scheduled time to ensure an on-time=20

departure from each station.

Other Information I Need=
to Know?

To

get through the security checkpoints on the National Mall, you are=20

allowed to bring backpacks, strollers and coolers but they will be=20

searched.
Coolers should be small.
You are not allowed to bring any alcohol, firearms, glass product=
s or personal fireworks.
Trains will not make the regul=
ar VRE stops at Alexandria, Crystal City, or L’Enfant stations.
Please regularly visit the U.S. National Park Service website for the m=
ost up-to-date information on other events that day, restrictions, securi=
ty checkpoints, maps, etc.

Come on out and enjoy a Friday night on the town in Washington, DC =
with family and friends on the VRE!
Space is li=
mited, so don=92t delay.
Check out our =
website, Facebook, Twitter or subscribe to Train Talk for the latest updates.

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www.vre.org
gotrains@vre.org
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1-800-RIDE-VRE

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Train Equipment Changes on the Fredericksburg Line

Friday, June 27th, 2014

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Train Equipment Changes on the Fredericksburg Line

While evaluating past summer months we have noticed a shift in ridership patterns. In a continual effort to accommodate those changes we do what we can to make changes to our train consists (equipment) to reflect passenger load. We will continue to assess the ridership; if additional changes need to be made we will do so. Effective Monday, June 30, the changes are as follows.

Fredericksburg Train 304 (departs Fredericksburg at 5:40a) – 7 Cars

Fredericksburg Train 306 (departs Fredericksburg at 6:05a) – 8 Cars

Fredericksburg Train 303 (Departs Union Station at 3:35p) – 8 Cars

Fredericksburg Train 309 (departs Union Station at 5:15p) – 7 Cars

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Elevator is reported as not working in Fredericksburg

Friday, June 27th, 2014

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Elevator is reported as not working in Fredericksburg

Elevator is reported as not working in Fredericksburg

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Train 311 Delayed

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Train 311 Delayed

Train 311 is delayed approximately 15 mins due to disabled freight train, Next stop Rippon.  

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Train 307

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Train 307

Train 307 is on the move, currently delayed 23 mins.   Next station Rippon

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Train 305/307 Delayed

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Train 305/307 Delayed

Fredericksburg Trains 307 is currently delayed 15 mins due to a disabled freight train, next stop Rippon.  

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Sophia Street Parking Garage Rate Increase

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Sophia Street Parking Garage Rate Increase

From the City of Fredericksburg:

The parking fees for monthly parkers in the garage will increase effective August 1. In addition, the “early bird” discount for parking customers who park in the garage before 10 a.m. will be eliminated.

New Rates:

For Monthly Permits:  $100 monthly (City of Fredericksburg residents are eligible for a $25 discount)

For Daily Parking:  $8 daily

More information on this can be found on the City of Fredericksburg website.

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Train 301 Delayed

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Train 301 Delayed

Train 301 is delayed 12 mins due to a switch issue.

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