Amtrak northbound Crescent train derails outside Washington Union Station; no injuries reported

By Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post; August 2, 2018 An Amtrak train derailed Thursday afternoon just outside Washington’s Union Station, but…

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Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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Virginia Railway Express, Amtrak will run regular service Monday, despite ongoing Alexandria derailment cleanup

By Martine Powers, The Washington Post; May 20, 2018 VRE and Amtrak will operate normal schedules Monday, as federal officials continue…

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Why high wind orders are now a thing on the railroad, and how they affect Virginia Railway E trains

From VRE via Potomac Local; May 15, 2018 From Virginia Railway Express: [Monday] night, in response to the high winds…

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More Amtrak and VRE service recommended in Virginia

By Max Smith, WTOP; May 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — A plan to significantly increase the number of Amtrak trains between…

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Virginia: Potomac Shores Train Station Moving Forward Following Signed Agreement Between Virginia DRPT And CSX Transportation

A press release from SunCal; March 15, 2018: PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The final design of…

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Virginia Railway Express releases facility condition report

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 6, 2018 The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) last week released the results from a federally…

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Long Bridge rail expansion may allow biking, walking between Washington, DC and Arlington, Virginia

By Max Smith, WTOP; December 17, 2017 WASHINGTON — Plans to expand a key rail bottleneck for VRE, Amtrak and…

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Fredericksburg, Virginia editorial: Rail project is about capacity, not speed

By The Editorial Board, The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star; November 25, 2017 THE NAME of the Washington to Richmond Southeast High…

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Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s $43 billion build-out strategy

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; October 16, 2017 WMATA Metrorail extensions, capacity and service enhancements for…

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