Aquia Creek Third Track South (Siding E)

Aquia Creek Third Track South (Siding E) will construct 2.3 miles of third track in Stafford County from the north end of Virginia Railway Express (VRE)’s Brooke station to the existing Aquia Creek bridge.

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Project Description

Aquia Creek Third Track South (Siding E) will construct 2.3 miles of third track in Stafford County from the north end of Virginia Railway Express (VRE)’s Brooke station to the existing Aquia Creek bridge. Siding E will create additional capacity and increase the efficiency of passenger and freight trains throughout the network and in the area north of Virginia Railway Express (VRE)’s Brooke station.

Siding E will increase network fluidity and reduce delays due to passenger and freight train congestion.

Source: VPRA Recommended Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Document

Project Stage

Inactive

Schedule

Development: 2025

Engineering: 2025- 2027

Construction: 2027 – 2028

Aquia Creek Third Track South (Siding E)