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
Crystal City VRE station aerial, October 2014.JPG
Crystal City station viewed from a passing flight
Location 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)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 3
Connections

Washington Metro at Crystal City

WMATA Metrobus
Arlington Transit
Fairfax Connector
Loundoun County Commuter
OmniRide Commuter
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Parking No
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code CCV
Fare zone 2
History
Opened 1992[1]
Services
Preceding station   Virginia Railway Express   Following station
Manassas Line
Fredericksburg Line
  Proposed service  
Preceding station   Virginia Railway Express   Following station
toward Haymarket
Haymarket 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 (December 19, 2010). "Crystal City (VRE station)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 19, 2010. 

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