Well-powered and heading for Manassas
On an absolutely gorgeous Independence Day, VRE decided to start a "Firecracker Special" train to take people to Washington D.C. for the national fireworks. This train has engine V57 wit... (more)
Another load of commuters pulls into the Woodbridge Station.
Operating for the Manassas Railroad Festival
With the sun setting quickly, VRE train 309 is seen pulling into the Fredericksburg Station with the bi-level station identifying sign basking in the evening sun.
The static equipment display at Washington Union Station included private cars, Amtrak equipment from the NEC and Auto Train, and commuter equipment seen here.
Sitting all day at the station, waiting for a friend to pick me up to go to Jones Crossing to watch the Meteor shower, but the clouds prevailed .
Inbound rush hour on the Fredericksburg line is done after 312 passes
Soon morning commuters will be getting off their train and heading for their offices, primarily in the many federal government office buildings in the L'Enfant area south of the National Mall, or ... (more)
An evening train passes through downtown Mansassas.
Commuters streak home past boats left in the water for the winter at the usually packed marinas at Neabsco, this day sprinkled with a bit of snow.
A southbound Virginia Railway Express commuter train crosses Neabsco Creek near Woodbridge, Virginia, on April 23, 1996.
An outbound commuter stops at Alexandria as a thunderstorm head into the area.