Lorton station (VRE)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Lorton (VRE station))
Jump to: navigation, search
Lorton VRE Station-1.JPG
The entrance ramp to Lorton VRE Station
Location 8990 Lorton Station Blvd
Lorton, VA
United States
Coordinates 38°42′54″N 77°12′52″W / 38.71500°N 77.21444°W / 38.71500; -77.21444Coordinates: 38°42′54″N 77°12′52″W / 38.71500°N 77.21444°W / 38.71500; -77.21444
Owned by Virginia Railway Express
Line(s) RF&P Subdivision (CSXT)
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Bus stands 3
Bus operators Fairfax Connector
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code LOR
Fare zone 4
Opened 1994[1]
Ticket Vending Machines
Preceding station   Virginia Railway Express   Following station
toward Spotsylvania
Fredericksburg Line

Lorton station is a railroad station located at 8990 Lorton Station Boulevard in Lorton, Virginia. It is served by the Virginia Railway Express Fredericksburg Line. This station is one mile north from Amtrak's Lorton station, the northern terminus of the Auto Train. Amtrak's Northeast Regional, Silver Meteor, Silver Star, Palmetto, and Carolinian trains share the line but do not stop at either Lorton station.

The station opened in 1994, two years after VRE began service, as an infill station.[1]

Bus connections[edit]

Fairfax Connector

  • Routes 171 & 307

Vamoose Bus
Vamoose Bus, a privately owned company, provides daily service from the Lorton VRE station parking lot to Penn Station/Madison Square Garden in New York City.[2]


  1. ^ a b Taube, Richard K. (11 August 2008). "Chronology of the Virginia Railway Express: 1964 to Present" (PDF). Virginia Railway Express. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Vamoose Bus Will Open a Lorton Stop". Lorton Patch. December 22, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 

External links[edit]