Double-header, even though the train has only 4 cars
Last one of the morning
A VRE commuter train rolls through Alexandria.
VRE commuter train 311 slows for its stop at Alexandria as a commuter waits to board.
As part of the annual Manassas Railway Festival, VRE offered hourly round-trip excursions to nearby Clifton, VA. Though N&W 611 was the star of the day, the two MP36's in charge ... (more)
Work is moving right along with the new VRE station at 'Crossroads', with the platform nearly complete. The lights are in place, the shelter is taking shape, all that is left to do is track work, ... (more)
With the nearly full moon still overhead, and the first sings of spring finally popping up around the area, one of the many VRE Commuter trains is seen pulling into the first station of the mornin... (more)
The weather could not be better as the one weekend VRE Runs on Saturdays is here, and the first of many VRE Santa Trains is seen coming back south into the Fredericksburg Station. This train would... (more)
Shortly after sunrise
Pushing north at sunrise
The Virginia Railway Express' annual Santa Train is seen heading south on run number 2 of 4 on the day. This train is running a push-pull configuration, with locomotive nubmer 51 on point right no... (more)
VRE coming off the yard and into the station.
The cab of the VRE MP36 are a bit different than the sister units MARC has. Click here to compare.