Traffic pattern change on Pennsylvania Ave. SE

The Virginia Railway Express will add cars to some afternoon trains to accommodate commuters leaving early for the holiday weekend.

On July 1, Fredericksburg line train 303, which departs Union Station at 3:35 p.m., and Manassas line trains 327 and 329, which depart at 3:45 p.m. and 4:25 p.m., respectively, will have eight cars, VRE officials said.

The commuter-rail service will not operate on July 4.