Crystal City (VRE station)

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For the nearby Washington Metro station with the same name, see Crystal City (WMATA station).
Crystal City
VREX commuter rail station
19990205 13 Virginia Railway Express, Crystal City, VA (6615841505).jpg
A VRE train approaches Crystal City station
Station statistics
Address 1503 South Crystal Drive
Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates 38°51′34″N 77°02′54″W / 38.8594°N 77.0483°W / 38.8594; -77.0483Coordinates: 38°51′34″N 77°02′54″W / 38.8594°N 77.0483°W / 38.8594; -77.0483
Line(s)
Connections

Washington Metro at Crystal City

WMATA Metrobus
Arlington Transit
Fairfax Connector
Loundoun County Commuter
OmniRide Commuter
Structure type At-grade
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 3
Parking No
Other information
Opened 1992[1]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code CCV
Fare zone 2
Services
Preceding station   Virginia Railway Express   Following station
Manassas Line
Fredericksburg Line

Crystal City (VRE station) is a commuter rail station in Crystal City located near the George Washington Memorial Parkway and Ronald Reagan National Airport. It is served by the Fredericksburg Line and Manassas Line on the Virginia Railway Express. Numerous Amtrak trains pass by this station.

Layout[edit]

There are 3 tracks and 1 side platform located on the west side of the tracks.[2] Since only outbound trains can stop at the platform, there is an asphalt path at the north end of the station that allows access to the express tracks.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fehr, Stephen C. (June 18, 1992), "Getting on track; Fairfax ready to roll with its 3 commuter stations", The Washington Post 
  2. ^ a b Google Inc. "Crystal City (VRE station)". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=38.860001,-77.048305&spn=0.001038,0.003361&t=h&z=19. Retrieved December 19 2010.

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