Virginia Railway Express VRE
The Virginia Railway Express is an American company offering commuter rail services in the North Virginia, United States.
The main headquarters of the company situated in Alexandria, Virginia. They operate two commuter lines through which they control their network.
The Virginia Railway Express VRE covers 19 different stations, and there are plans to add one more in the next years. This company started on the 22nd of June 1992.
As of 2017 records, the annual ridership of the company is 4,683,000 units.
The company’s network connects Northern Virginia to the Union Station located in Washington D.C.
It is owned jointly by the Potomac & Rappahannock Transportation Commission and Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.
Virginia Railway Express Operations
They operate the rail service from Monday to Friday, while it remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Their service reduces on some holidays.
The exact details of their schedule are available on their official website. They operate on the lines that are owned by other companies like CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern, and Amtrak.
Virginia Railway Express Accidents
Their train was involved in an accident on 5th January 2006 when train no. 304 gets derailed at the Possum Point.
The injuries happen to four people that consist of assistant conductor. The accident happened due to excessive worn and chipped switch points.
Virginia Railway Express