Burke Centre Santa Train Information
VRE is pleased to announce the Annual Operation Lifesaver Santa Trains. We
want everyone in the Metropolitan area to be conscientious of rail safety and
to promote the "Look, Listen and Live" campaign.
Ride the Train with Santa, but Don't Forget to Bring a TOY
This year, VRE is continuing another holiday favorite. As part of the
festivities, during the morning of Santa Trains our Fredericksburg, Manassas,
Burke Centre, and Woodbridge stations will become drop off sites for the Marine
Corps Toys for Tots Campaign. We are encouraging everyone to bring a toy to the
Santa Trains that will be shared with someone less fortunate in the Virginia
area. Yes, we will still be holding our annual on board toy drive Wednesday,
- Operation Lifesaver Santa Trains will take place on Saturday, December 14, 2013. See below for train departure times
- Tickets for the Burke Centre Santa Trains will go on sale Monday,
November 25th, at Supervisor Cook's Office as
well as online at 9am. For on-line ticket sales for Burke Centre, visit the
Purchase Tickets/Ticket Status
page. Tickets cannot be reserved or sold in advance.
- Santa Train Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable
- Tickets are $5.00 at the outlets and, $6 on-line, with net
proceeds benefiting Operation Lifesaver. Payment at the ticket
outlets may be made with cash or check, payable to VRE. Online
purchases can be made with credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American
Express or Discover) or with a pre-existing PayPal account.
PAYMENTS MADE BY CHECK WILL NOT BE MAILED UNTIL
THE CHECK HAS CLEARED.
- Online tickets will go on sale at 9am on Monday, November
25th Santa Train Ticket Sales and
- All passengers, regardless of age, must have tickets. Regular
VRE tickets will NOT be honored for this special event. Tickets
will not be sold at the station the day of the event and must
be purchased in advance.
- Tickets for each station will only be sold at one location (except
online sales which will have a limited number of tickets for each
- Ticket sales are limited to 6 per person for most trains.
- For online purchases, any person attempting to purchase
more than 6 tickets for restricted trains will have their ENTIRE ORDER REFUNDED,
thus not receiving any tickets. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- All online Santa Train purchases will be mailed to the address
provided in PayPal.
Supervisor John Cook's Office
9002 Burke Lake Road
Burke Centre Trains
||6 Ticket Limit?
Special Thanks goes to Norfolk Southern,
CSX Transportation, the City of Fredericksburg Police Department,
Stafford County Sheriff’s department, Manassas City Police
Department, Prince William County Police Department and Fairfax County