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consist swap for afternoon trains and daylight saving time ends

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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consist swap for afternoon trains and daylight saving time end=
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quipment Swaps

We will have a temporary train equipmen=
t swap for the afternoon/evening service of Halloween, Friday, October 31=
st

Here is the detailed plan for today:

Halloween, Friday, October 31st: 

Fredericksburg Line
301 (Departs Union Station 12:55pm) – =
7 cars

303 (Departs Union Station 3:35pm) – 8 cars

305 (Departs Union Station 4:10pm) – 7 cars

307 (Departs Union Station 4:40pm) – 6 cars

309 (Departs Union Station 5:15pm) – 6 cars

311 (Departs Union Station 6:00pm) – 5 cars

313 (Departs Union Station 6:40pm) – 4 cars

Manassas Line
325 (Departs Union Station 1:15pm) – 7 cars

327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm) – 8 cars

329 (Departs Union Station 4:25pm) – 8 cars

331 (Departs Union Station 5:05pm) – 7 cars

333 (Departs Union Station 5:30pm) – 6 cars

335 (Departs Union Station 6:10pm) – 6 cars

337 (Departs Union Station 6:50pm) – 6 cars

 

 

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light Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Seems like just the other day we were all springing forward and sudden=
ly it’s time, once again, to fall back.

So don’t forget to change your clocks this Sunday, November 2nd =
at 2am.

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signal issue appears to have reoccurred north of Quantico…310 will run at slow speeds through that areaa

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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signal issue appears to have reoccurred north of Quantico…31=
0 will run at slow speeds through that areaa

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signal issue appears to have reoccurred north of Quantico…310 will=
run at slow speeds through that area

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310 arrived into Quantico on time

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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310 arrived into Quantico on time

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310 arrived into Quantico on time

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308 arrived into Quantico 24 min late. Signals appear to be fixed. 310 may experience some residual delays.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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308 arrived into Quantico 24 min late. Signals appear to be fi=
xed. 310 may experience some residual delays.

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308 arrived into Quantico 24 min late. Signals appear to be fixed. 3=
10 may experience some residual delays.

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Signal problems between Brooke and Quantico…308 delayed 15 minutes

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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Signal problems between Brooke and Quantico…308 delayed 15 m=
inutes

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Signal problems between Brooke and Quantico…308 delayed 15 minutes=

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Weekly Newsletter

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Weekly Newsletter

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Equipment Swa=
ps

We are doing some temporary train equipment=
swaps for the afternoon/evening service of Halloween, Friday, October 31=
st and Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th since in the past, many commut=
ers leave early on these days.
Here is=
the detailed plan for each day:

Halloween, Frida=
y, October 31st:

Fredericksburg Line
301 (Departs Union Station 12:55pm) – 7 cars

303=
(Departs Union Station 3:35pm) – 8 cars

305 (Departs Un=
ion Station 4:10pm) – 7 cars

307 (Departs Union Station =
4:40pm) – 6 cars

309 (Departs Union Station 5:15pm) – 6 =
cars

311 (Departs Union Station 6:00pm) – 5 cars

313 (Departs Union Station 6:40pm) – 4 cars

Ma=
nassas Line
325 (Departs Union Station 1:15pm) – 7 car=
s

327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm) – 8 cars

329 (Departs Union Station 4:25pm) – 8 cars

331 (=
Departs Union Station 5:05pm) – 7 cars

333 (Departs Unio=
n Station 5:30pm) – 6 cars

335 (Departs Union Station 6:=
10pm) – 6 cars

337 (Departs Union Station 6:50pm) – 6 ca=
rs

Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th:

Fredericksburg Line
301 (Departs Union =
Station 12:55pm) – 4 cars

303 (Departs Union Station 3:3=
5pm) – 8 cars

305 (Departs Union Station 4:10pm) – 7 car=
s

307 (Departs Union Station 4:40pm) – 7 cars

309 (Departs Union Station 5:15pm) – 6 cars

311 (=
Departs Union Station 6:00pm) – 6 cars

313 (Departs Unio=
n Station 6:40pm) – 5 cars

Manassas Line
325 (Departs Union Station 1:15pm) – 6 cars

327 (Dep=
arts Union Station 3:45pm) – 8 cars

329 (Departs Union S=
tation 4:25pm) – 8 cars

331 (Departs Union Station 5:05p=
m) – 7 cars

333 (Departs Union Station 5:30pm) – 6 cars

335 (Departs Union Station 6:10pm) – 6 cars

337 (Departs Union Station 6:50pm) – 6 cars

Also, starting on Monday, Novembe=
r 3rd, Fredericksburg Line Train 300 (Departs Fredericksburg 5:05a) will =
now have 6 cars and Fredericksburg Line Train 302 (Departs Fredericksburg=
5:15a) will have 5 cars for the foreseeable future. This is part of our =
continuous effort of adjusting train sizes according to ridership pattern=
s.

DRPT and =
FRA to Host Public Meetings to Discuss Washington, D.C. to Richmond South=
east High Speed Rail

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Please join the Virginia Department of Rail and Publi=
c Transportation (DRPT) for a public scoping meeting to help shape the Wa=
shington, D.C. to Richmond Southeast High Speed Rail Tier II Environmenta=
l Impact Statement (EIS). 

Each open house will be =
from 5 to 7:30 p.m.. A formal presentation will be given=
at 6:00 p.m. during each open house.

Ashland
November 5, 2014
Hanover Art=
s and Activities Center
500 S Center St

Richmond
November 6, 2014
Department of Motor Vehicles
2300 W. Broad =
Street

Fredericksburg Area
November 12, 2014
National Museum of the Marine C=
orps =96 Quantico
18900 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington
November 13, 201=
4
Westin Crystal City
1800 Jefferso=
n Davis Highway

Project website: www.DC2RVArail.com=

Project toll-free phone number: 1-888-832-0900 or TDD 711

 

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Reminder: Cancelled Manassas Line Train 335

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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Reminder: Cancelled Manassas Line Train 335

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Manassas Line train 335 (departs Union Station at 6:10pm) is cancell=
ed this evening due to mechanical issues.  Expect crowding condition=
s, if possible, considered taking Manassas Line train 337 (departs Union =
Station at 6:50pm).  Metrorail option is open system wide. 

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Cancelled Manassa Line train 335

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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Cancelled Manassa Line train 335

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Manassas Line train 335 (departs Union Station at 6:10pm) is cancell=
ed this evening due to mechanical issues.  Expect crowding condition=
s, if possible, considered taking Manassas Line train 337 (departs Union =
Station at 6:50pm).  Metro option is open system wide. 

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Manassas Line train 331

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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Manassas Line train 331

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Manassas Line train 331 departs Union Station at 5:05pm) will b=
e operating 2 cars short today.  You may wish to wait for Manas=
sas Line train 333 or catch an earlier Manassas Line train.  Amtrak =
171 departs Union Station at 4:50pm.  We will provide further u=
pdates as we get them.  

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312 delayed

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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312 delayed

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Train 312 is approximately 30 mins late. There are signal issues bet=
ween Brooke and Quantico and there are speed restrictions due to track wo=
rk near Quantico and Rippon.

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