Virginia Railway Express

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Virginia Railway Express (commonly shortened to VRE, reporting marks VREX) is a commuter train operation in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It operates two lines, the Manassas line, and the Fredericksburg line, from Virginia into Washington, D.C.'s Union Station.

VRE connects to Fairfax Connector, WMATA, MARC, and Amtrak.

Lines

Fredericksburg Line

Date Opened: July 20, 1992

Stations Fare Zone Miles Connections
Union Station 1 0 WMATA Red
Amtrak, MARC
L'Enfant 1 2 WMATA Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow
Crystal City 2 5 WMATA Blue, Yellow
Alexandria Union Station 2 9 WMATA Blue, Yellow
Amtrak
Franconia-Springfield 3 14 WMATA Blue, Yellow
Lorton 4 19
Woodbridge 5 24 Amtrak
Rippon 5 28
Quantico 6 35 Amtrak
Brooke 8 46
Leeland 8 51
Fredericksburg 9 55 Amtrak

Manassas Line

Date Opened: June 22, 1992

Stations Fare Zone Miles Connections
Union Station 1 0 WMATA Red
Amtrak, MARC
L'Enfant 1 2 WMATA Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow
Crystal City 2 5 WMATA Blue, Yellow
Alexandria Union Station 2 9 WMATA Blue, Yellow
Amtrak
Backlick Road 3 13
Rolling Road 4 19
Burke Centre 4 21 Amtrak
Manassas Park 6 29
Manassas 6 32 Amtrak
Broad Run 7 35

Roster

Locomotive

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Notes
V01-V10 RP39-2C
V20-V21 GP40PH-2 V21 retired
V22-V24 GP40PH-2 V22, V24 retired
V30-V36 F40PHR
V40-V41 1999 EMD F59PHI Leased from 2004-2007 from Sounder ?, 904
V50-V69 2010-2011 MPI MP36PH-3C

Railcars

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Notes
V101-V103, V105 1999-2000 Bombardier BiLevel
Cab cars
Leased from 2004-2007 from Sounder 101-103, 105
V301-V309, V311-V312, V314, V327-V328 2000-2002 Bombardier BiLevel Leased from 2004-2007 from Sounder 201-209, 211-212, 214, 227-228
V201-V238? 1992
  • Single-deck cars
  • Sold to ConnDOT in 2004; 7 cab cars leased back to VRE
V405, V408, V412, V413, V415 1956 Pullman Gallery I ex-Metra
V421-V430 1956 Pullman Gallery II ex-Metra
V431-V458 1960-1966 Pullman Gallery III
  • ex-Metra
  • V432, V434-V436, V438-V439, V441-V448, V450-V458 retired
V601-V609? Kawasaki Bi-level Sold in 2008 to MARC
V701-V704? Kawasaki Bi-level Sold in 2008 to MARC
V710-V730 2006-2008 Sumitomo Gallery IV
Cab cars
V800-V819, V850-V879 2007-2009 Sumitomo Gallery IV 800-819 equipped with washroom