Virginia Association of Railway Patrons
Modern Transportation for the Virginias
VARP at Ashland Train Day
Online Petition Requests Reverse-Peak and Weekend VRE Service
Maxime Devilliers, a student at Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, has organized an online petition to Paul Smedberg, VRE Operations Board Chairman, calling for counterrush hour and weekend service on the Virginia Railway Express Fredericksburg line. As of early November, the petition had almost
VRE Says Terror Threats Have Increased
Citing increases in terror threats, Virginia Railway Express Manager of System Safety and Security Greg Deibler on
The Virginia Association of Railway Patrons wants Congress to direct Amtrak to run the Cardinal train daily and wants Congress to make sure that Amtrak has the operating funds, locomotives, and passenger cars to do so. Learn how you can help make this happen. See our Cardinal campaign page.
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The Virginia Association of Railway Patrons is a nonprofit, tax-exempt membership organization working to promote expanded rail service in Virginia and West Virginia. Donations are tax-deductible.