News Releases & Presentations

VRE issues news releases regarding various aspects of our service such as capital improvements, operational changes, and events.

For media inquiries, please e-mail or call 703-684-1001.





2024 News Releases

VRE Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Receives Approval
January 12, 2024

2023 Annual Report

VRE 2023 Annual Report

2023 News Releases

Notice of Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Changes to VRE Passenger Tariff
September 29, 2023

Notificación de la oportunidad de comentar los cambios propuestos para las Tarifas de los Pasajeros de VRE
September 29, 2023

VRE Service for the Week Ending July 14, 2023
 July 17, 2023

VRE Opens $52.7 Million Lifecycle Overhaul and Upgrade Facility
June 29, 2023

VRE to Receive Over $20 Million for Two Projects
June 2, 2023

VRE to Offer Fare-Free Fridays During Summer Months
May 22, 2023

2023 VRE Operations Board Leaders Take the Helm
January 20, 2023

VRE FY 2024 Budget Receives Approval from Parent Commissions
January 13, 2023

2022 Annual Report

VRE 2022 Annual Report

2022 News Releases

Santa Trains to Run December 10
November 23, 2022

VRE to Extend Free Travel between Six Stations
October 21, 2022

VRE to Eliminate Fares Systemwide for September as Metrorail Shuts Down Blue and Yellow Lines South of Reagan National Airport
July 15, 2022

VRE to Continue to Allow Full-Size Bicycles on All Trains
April 25, 2022

VRE Fredericksburg Station Rehabilitation Project Progresses
January 26, 2022

2021 Annual Report

VRE 2021 Annual Report

2021 News Releases

VRE to Return to Full Service Effective June 1
May 11, 2021

MacIsaac Appointed VRE General Counsel
May 10, 2021

Agreements reached with Amtrak, CSX, VRE to advance construction of a new Long Bridge and transform passenger, commuter, and freight rail in Virginia
March 30, 2021

DRPT & VRE’s Rail Industry Day Goes Virtual
February 4, 2021

2020 News Releases

VRE Recognized for Exceptional Safety
December 16, 2020

VRE Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
October 6, 2020

VRE and Partners Promote Safety at Rail Crossings
September 21, 2020

Dalton to Serve as VRE CEO
September 3, 2020

Former VRE Operations Board Chair to Receive APTA Distinguished Service Award
September 3, 2020

VRE Mourns the Loss of First Operations Board Treasurer
September 2, 2020

VRE Releases Videos Highlighting Passenger Health and Safety Efforts
September 2, 2020

VRE to Add Roundtrip Train to Fredericksburg Line
July 21, 2020

VRE Takes Additional Steps to Protect Passenger Health and Safety
June 24, 2020

VRE Extends Operations and Maintenance Contracts with Keolis
June 10, 2020

VRE Implementing Safeguards to Protect Passenger Health and Safety
June 3, 2020

 Congressional Delegation Urged to Help VRE Weather COVID-19 Crisis 
March 19, 2020

VRE to Adjust Train Schedules Effective Tuesday
March 16, 2020

VRE Joins Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking
January 28, 2020

VRE to Hold Fourth Annual Industry Day
January 17, 2020

2019 News Releases

VRE to Explore Financial Contribution to Second Rail Crossing Over Potomac
December 20, 2019

VRE Commends Commonwealth and CSXT on Transformational Rail Agreement
December 19, 2019

Dalton to Serve as Acting CEO of Virginia Railway Express
November 15, 2019

VRE Santa Trains to Run December 14
November 1, 2019

VRE to Offer New Fare Products
October 22, 2019

VRE Leadership Transition
October 18, 2019

VRE to Transport Festivalgoers During Clifton Day
October 7, 2019

Lower Parking Fees for VRE Riders at Franconia-Springfield Station
September 12, 2019

VRE Extends Purchase Deadline for Discounted Amtrak Step-Up Tickets
September 3, 2019

VRE Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
July 9, 2019

VRE Is Perfect Commuting Alternative During Metrorail Station Closures
May 21, 2019

VRE to Offer Passenger Discount to Commute via Amtrak
May 9, 2019

Take Your Child to Work Day
April 18, 2019

VRE Invites Riders to Meet the Management
April 17, 2019

VRE Runs All Trains Under Positive Train Control
April 12, 2019