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Update 1 8:10am Manassas Line train 332

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Update 1 8:10am Manassas Line train 332

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Update 1 8:10am

Manassas line train 332 will depart Broad Run shortly.  Mechanica=
l crew was able to correct engine problems.  Train is currently 17 m=
inutes late. 

Manassas Line train 332 is delayed departing Broad Run due to engine p=
roblems.  Mechanical crew is working on the issue at the moment.&nbs=
p; More info to follow. 

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Manassas Line train 332

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Manassas Line train 332

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Manassas Line train 332 is delayed departing Broad Run due to engine=
problems.  Mechanical crew is working on the issue at the moment.&n=
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Update 1 – Delayed Manassas Line train 327

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Update 1 – Delayed Manassas Line train 327

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Update 1 3:53p

Manassas Line train 327 still holding at Union Station.  Train wi=
ll be at least 10 minutes delayed due to rail congestion and heavy passen=
ger travel.

Manassas Line train 327 will be delayed departing Union Station due to=
heavy rail traffic. 

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Delayed Manassas Line train 325

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Delayed Manassas Line train 325

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Manassas Line train 327 will be delayed departing Union Station due =
to heavy rail traffic. 

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Delayed Fredericksburg Line train 303

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Delayed Fredericksburg Line train 303

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Delayed Fredericksburg Line train 303 will be delayed at least 10 mi=
nutes departing Union Station due to heavy rail traffic.  

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Delayed Fredericksburg Line train 301

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Delayed Fredericksburg Line train 301

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Fredericksburg Line train 301 (departs Union Station at 12:55pm) is =
delayed 5 minutes due to heavy passenger travel.  Next station, Alex=
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Franconia/Springfield Elevator is Back in Service

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Franconia/Springfield Elevator is Back in Service

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Franconia/Springfield Elevator is Back in Service

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Today’s Equipment Swaps | Thanksgiving Schedule

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Today’s Equipment Swaps | Thanksgiving Schedule

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Equipment Swaps Today, November 26th for Early Rush=
 

Today (Wednesday before Thanksgiving) is historically the big=
gest day when commuters leave early. We anticipate extremely heavy loads=
on Fredericksburg Line Trains #301 (Departs Union Station 12:55pm), #30=
3 (Departs Union Station 3:35pm) and Manassas Line Trains #325 (Departs =
Union Station 1:15pm), #327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm). #301, #303, =
and #327 will all have eight cars while #325 will have seven cars. Alth=
ough these trains will have the most cars, we still anticipate extreme c=
rowding.  

We encourage commuters to wait and ride later trains such as=
Manassas Line Train #329 (Departs Union Station 4:25pm) and Fredericksb=
urg Line #305 (Departs Union Station 4:10p,) if you want to have a seat =
and not deal with the crowding. 

Another alternative for Fredericksburg Line riders are the Amtrak Cross Honor trains. Bel=
ow are the schedules for the Amtrak trains that depart early afternoon:

 

Amtrak 95 

Amtrak 125 

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Union Station 

2:30p 

3:55p 

L’Enfant 

 

4:01  

Crystal City 

 

 

Alexandria 

2:45 

4:15 

Franconia/Spfld 

 

 

Lorton 

 

 

Woodbridge 

3:04 

4:32 

Rip=
pon

Qua=
ntico

3:17

4:47

Brooke

Lee=
land Road

Fredericksburg

3:39p

5:13p

If these trains fit your schedule,=
remember that in order to ride you must have a valid multi-ride VRE tic=
ket (TLC, Monthly, 5 Day, or 10 Ride) along with a $3 Amtrak Step-Up Tic=
ket. Also please contact Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) to ma=
ke sure they have room to accommodate you. If there are not enough seats=
, the conductors can deny VRE passengers boarding.

 

Thanksgiving Schedule

Please remember that VRE=
will not operate service tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, November 27th. Amtrak Step-Up tickets wil
l not be honored on Thanksgiving=
.

We will operate an “S” =
Schedule on Friday, November 28th which means the only trains that will =
run are the ones listed w
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th an “S” above its train number on the published schedule. Am=
trak Step-Up tickets will be honored this day provided the train has =
open seats.

Regular service will res=
ume Monday, December 1st.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Today’s Equipment Swaps | Thanksgiving Schedule

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Today’s Equipment Swaps | Thanksgiving Schedule

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Equipment Swaps Today, November 26th for Early Rush=
 

Today (Wednesday before Thanksgiving) is historically the big=
gest day when commuters leave early. We anticipate extremely heavy loads=
on Fredericksburg Line Trains #301 (Departs Union Station 12:55pm), #30=
3 (Departs Union Station 3:35pm) and Manassas Line Trains #325 (Departs =
Union Station 1:15pm), #327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm). #301, #303, =
and #327 will all have eight cars while #325 will have seven cars. Alth=
ough these trains will have the most cars, we still anticipate extreme c=
rowding.  

We encourage commuters to wait and ride later trains such as=
Manassas Line Train #329 (Departs Union Station 4:25pm) and Fredericksb=
urg Line #305 (Departs Union Station 4:10p,) if you want to have a seat =
and not deal with the crowding. 

Another alternative for Fredericksburg Line riders are the Amtrak Cross Honor trains. Bel=
ow are the schedules for the Amtrak trains that depart early afternoon:

 

Amtrak 95 

Amtrak 125 

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Union Station 

2:30p 

3:55p 

L’Enfant 

 

4:01  

Crystal City 

 

 

Alexandria 

2:45 

4:15 

Franconia/Spfld 

 

 

Lorton 

 

 

Woodbridge 

3:04 

4:32 

Rip=
pon

Qua=
ntico

3:17

4:47

Brooke

Lee=
land Road

Fredericksburg

3:39p

5:13p

If these trains fit your schedule,=
remember that in order to ride you must have a valid multi-ride VRE tic=
ket (TLC, Monthly, 5 Day, or 10 Ride) along with a $3 Amtrak Step-Up Tic=
ket. Also please contact Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) to ma=
ke sure they have room to accommodate you. If there are not enough seats=
, the conductors can deny VRE passengers boarding.

 

Thanksgiving Schedule

Please remember that VRE=
will not operate service tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, November 27th. Amtrak Step-Up tickets wil
l not be honored on Thanksgiving=
.

We will operate an “S” =
Schedule on Friday, November 28th which means the only trains that will =
run are the ones listed w
i=
th an “S” above its train number on the published schedule. Am=
trak Step-Up tickets will be honored this day provided the train has =
open seats.

Regular service will res=
ume Monday, December 1st.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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304 on the move…14 min late

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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304 on the move…14 min late

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304 on the move…14 min late

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