Amtrak adds daily round-trip service

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Starting Tuesday, it'll be easier to take a train to DC.

Amtrak is adding daily round-trip service between Richmond and the nation's capitol.

Five trains will depart from the Staples Mill Road exit each morning, with stops in Ashland, Fredericksburg, Quantico, Woodbridge and Alexandria.

Six trains will make the return trip.

Tickets start at $31 for one way.

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