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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.

Lorton
Lorton VRE Station-1.JPG
The entrance ramp to Lorton VRE Station
Location8990 Lorton Station Blvd
Lorton, VA
United States
Coordinates38°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 byVirginia Railway Express
Line(s)RF&P Subdivision (CSXT)
Platforms1
Tracks2
Bus stands3
ConnectionsBus transport Fairfax Connector: 171, 305, 371, 372, 373, 494
Bus transport Vamoose Bus[1]
Construction
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeLOR
Fare zone4
History
Opened1994[2]
Services
Preceding station Virginia Railway Express Following station
Woodbridge Fredericksburg Line Franconia–Springfield

The station opened in 1994, two years after VRE began service, as an infill station.[2]

Station layoutEdit

G Southbound      Fredericksburg Line toward Spotsylvania (Woodbridge)
     Northeast Regional,      Silver Service,      Palmetto, and      Carolinian do not stop here
Northbound      Northeast Regional,      Silver Service,      Palmetto, and      Carolinian do not stop here →
     Fredericksburg Line toward Union Station (Franconia – Springfield)
Side platform, access to both tracks
Ground level Exit/entrance and parking

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vamoose Bus Will Open a Lorton Stop". Lorton Patch. December 22, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2010.
  2. ^ 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.

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