Manassas Train Station, Manassas

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Manassas is a train station in Manassas, Virginia. It was originally built by the Southern Railway in 1914 and today serves as the penultimate station along the Virginia Railway Express Manassas Line, as well as a stop on three Amtrak trains: the Cardinal, the Crescent, and the Northeast Regional. It is located at 9431 West Street.The city bought the depot from Norfolk Southern Railway in the 1990s and renovated it under the direction of The Manassas Museum System. Workers restored the original 1914 paint colors, repointed brick, laid new plaster, overhauled mechanical systems and installed reproductions of original doors and light fixtures. A tile roof similar to the original was also installed. The $575,000 project was completed in 1997. Today the depot has a waiting room and also houses a tourist information center and the James & Marion Payne Memorial Railroad Exhibition Gallery.In popular cultureThe station features on the cover of Manassas' 1972 self-titled double album. The image depicts musicians Chris Hillman and Stephen Stills standing on the north end of the then-Southern Railway depot.
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  • I used this station to get on the VRE. The parking garage is very easy to access and you pay after you park. THe machines are located near the portals for the station. The ticket for the VRE is purcha...  more »
  • What an atmosphere walking in this city's old town with the quaint little shops and excellent restaurants. You definitely have to stop at the train station even if you do not plan to travel. There is ...  more »
  • Whether you are boarding a train or just strolling around - this cute little station is a trip back in time. Easy to get to, plenty of parking, and worth a stop when visiting Old Town Manassas  more »
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