Virginia Passenger Rail Authority

Richmond, VA 23219


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600 East Main Street
Suite 2125
Richmond, VA 23219
United States

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VPRA selects Long Bridge-North and Franconia-Springfield Bypass project contractors

Dec. 8, 2023
VPRA has selected Skanska/Flatiron Joint Venture for the Long Bridge-North Package and Flatiron/Herzog Joint Venture for the Franconia-Springfield Bypass.

VPRA selects Jacobs as prime consultant for its Transforming Rail in Virginia infrastructure program

July 18, 2023
Jacobs will help the VPRA with general engineering consulting services for passenger rail initiatives
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VRE opens new Lifecycle Overhaul and Upgrade Facility

The new facility allows VRE to perform expanded maintenance on its railcars and locomotives onsite in Spotsylvania County, Va.
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

FRA approves DRPT’s 2022 Statewide Rail Plan

The 2022 Statewide Rail Plan provides long-term guidance for Virginia’s transportation leadership to ensure the Commonwealth’s rail needs for people, communities and commerce ...
Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
Amtrak state supported routes saw a second consecutive month of record breaking ridership according to data from the VPRA and Amtrak.

Virginia intercity rail ridership continues its record-breaking streak

Oct. 6, 2022
August’s state-supported Amtrak trains in the commonwealth saw an 8.2 percent increase over July numbers.

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Maryland, Delaware, Virginia to explore expanding MARC services

April 14, 2023
The framework agreements between MDOT MTA, Delaware Transit Corp. and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority will examine expanding the rail service, which all agree, is critical...

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