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Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/06/2012

VRE service snarled on Monday night after train strikes, kills man

Virginia Railway Express riders were stranded for hours on Monday night after a man was struck and killed by a train. Police believe he intentionally placed himself on the tracks.

By Mark Berman  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virginia rail, virginia railway, Virginia Railway Express, VRE

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 10/10/2012

VRE service disrupted after person hit, killed by train

VRE service disrupted after person hit, killed by train

By Mark Berman  |  02:40 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Railway Express, VRE

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/20/2012

VRE approves 3 percent fare increase

Virginia Railway Express passengers will see a 3 percent fare increase in their daily tickets and monthly passes July 1 after the railway’s board formally approved the increase Friday.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mass transit, public transportation, vre, virginia railway express

Posted at 01:41 AM ET, 04/06/2012

VRE offering eight-car service for holiday travelers leaving D.C. early

The Virginia Railway Express will have eight cars accommodating travelers leaving D.C. early on Friday afternoon to get a head start on the holiday weekend.

By Mark Berman  |  01:41 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VRE, Virginia Railway Express, mass transit, puiblic transportation

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Heat restrictions to slow some VRE and MARC trains

It’s just March, but Virginia Railway Express and MARC passengers may see some delays as the unseasonable heat forces trains to slow down during the afternoon commute.

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:39 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VRE, Virginia Railway Express

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 03/13/2012

VRE begins public hearings on fare increase

This week, the Virginia Railway Express will begin holding public hearings on a proposed fare increase. The seven hearings will be held between March 13 and March 29.

By Mark Berman  |  03:22 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VRE, Virginia Railway Express

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Virginia Railway Express sets hearings on proposed fare increase

The VRE budget for fiscal 2013 calls for an average hike of 3 percent.

By Jeremy Borden  |  07:43 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VRE, Virginia Railway Express

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Meet the VRE management

Virginia Railway Express kicks off a series of early morning meet the management events on Wednesday at Fredricksburg Station.

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:13 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia Railway Express | Tags:  VRE, Virginia Railway Express

Posted at 06:34 AM ET, 07/01/2010

VRE train delayed

VRE train 300 is running late this morning

By Mark Berman  |  06:34 AM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  virginia railway express, vre