The cab of the VRE MP36 are a bit different than the sister units MARC has. Click here to compare.
VRE trains lay over in Ivy City as an Acela goes over the mainline in the background.
Dawn's golden glow
Into the sunset
Golden hour commuting
Judging by the former Chicago gallery cars (all but the cab car), maybe this is the Chicago & Southeastern...
An evening VRE commuter train passes the former site of the RF&P's Potomac Yard with the Capitol Dome in the background.
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.