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Franconia-Springfield Bypass Project Public Meetings

June 14, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority throughout the month of June to learn about the Franconia to Lorton Third Track and the Franconia-Springfield Bypass projects. We will be hosting two pop-up events and a Virtual Public Information Meeting.

Franconia to Lorton Third Track will add approximately 6 miles of mainline third track from Franconia to Lorton, creating a continuous third track corridor between Alexandria and Lorton.

Franconia-Springfield Bypass, located just south of Franconia-Springfield station, is a rail bridge that will allow passenger trains to crossover to serve stations on the west side of the rail corridor and will reduce congestion for freight and passenger trains on the remaining two rail tracks.


Lorton Library Pop-Up Saturday, June 10 (10:00-1:00)
Virtual Public Meeting Monday, June 12 (6:00-7:00) Click here to register.
Franconia VRE Station Pop-Up Wednesday, June 14 (3:00-6:00) New date! (Rescheduled due to air quality.)

Meet the team and learn more about these important projects to increase reliability and capacity of passenger and freight rail services!

Note: Outreach materials, including a video of the public meeting, will be posted on the VPRA website.


June 14, 2023
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm