|Main Locals|| Alan|
|Places of Interest||The Family's base|
|Related Quests|| Blood Ties|
Meresti Station is a metro tunnel and the location of The Family's hideout in Fallout 3. It can be accessed from the Meresti Trainyard or from an underground manhole located in the Northwest Seneca Station, taking this route will require fighting Mirelurks.
The station is covered in various traps like Frag Mines, bear traps and rigged baby carriages. Once you finally reach the entrance to The Family's base, you'll be stopped by Robert, in order you gain access you'll need to do one of the following:
- Pay him 100 caps
- Pass a Speech check
- Show him Lucy's Letter for Ian West (If you started the Blood Ties quest from Lucy in Megaton)
- Having the Cannibal perk.
 Blood Ties
- Main Article: Blood Ties
In this quest the player sets out to find Ian West and return him to the town of Arefu. The player can convince the family to let you speak with him, and then through a speech check or otherwise you can get Ian to come home.
 I Want to Drink Your Blood
- Main Article: I Want to Drink Your Blood
After finishing the Blood Ties quest, you can make a deal with Vance that involves The Family protecting Arefu in exchange for Blood Packs. After doing this, you can sell Blood Packs to Vance for 15 caps.