Lorton (VRE station)

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Lorton
VREX commuter rail station
Lorton VRE Station-1.JPG
The entrance ramp to Lorton VRE Station
Location 8990 Lorton Station Blvd
Lorton, VA
Coordinates 38°42′54″N 77°12′52″W / 38.715098°N 77.214516°W / 38.715098; -77.214516Coordinates: 38°42′54″N 77°12′52″W / 38.715098°N 77.214516°W / 38.715098; -77.214516
Line(s)
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Connections Fairfax Connector
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code LOR
Fare zone 4
History
Opened 1994[1]
Services
Ticket Vending Machines
Preceding station   Virginia Railway Express   Following station
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 the Amtrak Auto Train Lorton Station. Other Amtrak trains that use the right-of-way with the Fredericksburg Line are the Northeast Regional, Silver Meteor, Silver Star, Palmetto, and Carolinian trains, none of which 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taube, Richard K. (11 August 2008). "Chronology of the Virginia Railway Express: 1964 to Present" (PDF). Virginia Railway Express. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vamoose Bus Will Open a Lorton Stop". Lorton Patch. December 22, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 

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