Proposal for expanded VRE station in Crystal City inching forward

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davinp
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Proposal for expanded VRE station in Crystal City inching forward

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With work continuing behind the scenes on the plan to relocate and expand Virginia Railway Express’s Crystal City station, the next major hurdle will be securing the final funding needed to make the project a reality.

https://www.insidenova.com/news/transpo ... c3bca.html

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Re: Proposal for expanded VRE station in Crystal City inching forward

Post by mtuandrew »

davinp wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:49 am
With work continuing behind the scenes on the plan to relocate and expand Virginia Railway Express’s Crystal City station, the next major hurdle will be securing the final funding needed to make the project a reality.

https://www.insidenova.com/news/transpo ... c3bca.html
Seems like MWAA would have a vested interest in a closer VRE station, as would Amazon. The Pentagon and the corporations like Boeing wouldn’t appreciate it moving, but I suspect they would appreciate the island platform - it means the possibility of Amtrak service, at least discharge-only/board-only to & from places like Charlotte and Norfolk/Newport News.

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