VRE officials said they are making the changes to "help accommodate the larger crowds expected on the earlier trains this afternoon

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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Friday morning, VRE released information about adjustments to the number of cars for certain trains in the afternoon.

VRE officials said they are making the changes to "help accommodate the larger crowds expected on the earlier trains this afternoon..." They say the longest trains will be the early trains out.

They continued, "We anticipate the most riders on Fredericksburg #303 (Departs Union Station at 3:35pm) and Manassas #327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm) and both of those sets will have eight cars."

Here is the list of trains with their number of cars:

Fredericksburg Line:

301 (Departs Union Station 12:55pm) - 6 cars

303 (Departs Union Station 3:35pm) - 8 cars

305 (Departs Union Station 4:10pm) - 7 cars

307 (Departs Union Station 4:40pm) - 7 cars

309 (Departs Union Station 5:15pm) - 6 cars

311 (Departs Union Station 6:00pm) - 5 cars

313 (Departs Union Station 6:40pm) - 4 cars

Manassas Line:

325 (Departs Union Station 1:15pm) - 6 cars

327 (Departs Union Station 3:45pm) - 8 cars

329 (Departs Union Station 4:25pm) - 8 cars

331 (Departs Union Station 5:05pm) - 7 cars

333 (Departs Union Station 5:30pm) - 6 cars

335 (Departs Union Station 6:10pm) - 6 cars

337 (Departs Union Station 6:50pm) - 6 cars

Riders should also note that on Monday, VRE will operate an "S" schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Only trains designated with an "S" above their train numbers on the schedule will run.

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