Virginia Railway Express to Honor Major Contributors at Board Recognition Ceremony

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Provided by Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 a. m., the Virginia Railway Express will hold a ceremony at its Broad Run Station to honor four distinguished individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the commuter rail’s establishment and long term success.  These individuals will be honored as part of VRE’s Board Recognition Program.

The following current and former VRE Operations Board Members will be recognized for their contributions by having a VRE locomotive named for them.  The honorees will be:

The Honorable Maureen Caddigan, Prince William County Board of Supervisors – Potomac District, VRE Operations Board Vice Chair

The Honorable Joe Alexander, A founding member of the Operations Board and former VRE Operations Board Chair, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

The Honorable David Brickley, Former Member, Virginia House of Delegates, Founding member of the VRE Operations Board and former VRE Operations Board Chair

In addition, VRE will dedicate a bench, to be placed permanently near the Manassas Station, in honor of the late Richard Peacock, long term VRE Rider and passenger rail advocate.

The ceremony will take place at the VRE Broad Run Station, located at 10637 Piper Lane, Bristow, VA 20136.  The event is open to the public.


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