War widow finally visits grandfather’s WWI grave more than a century after he went missing

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 08:40 GMT

Family make emotional to Northern France courtesy of Virgin Trains and Eurostar to visit to long-lost grave of war hero grandfather Private Thomas Bryan, the first family visit in a century after a chance encounter with Virgin Trains employee and amateur historian Wayne McDonald that helped solve family mystery

Study finds criminal record tick box failing employers and job applicants

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2019 09:12 GMT

Criminal record declarations often do little to accurately predict the risk of re-offending among potential recruits, new research has found. But asking people to declare convictions upfront may put people off applying for jobs whilst offering employers a false sense of security.

Toilet humour no fun for Virgin Trains’ customers

Press Releases   •   Dec 31, 2018 00:30 GMT

Virgin Trains is urging customers to follow the 3Ps of flushing after a lady’s bra was found to be the latest cause of a blocked toilet onboard one of its Pendolino trains.

Virgin Trains teams trained in conflict resolution help customers on match days

Press Releases   •   Dec 29, 2018 00:30 GMT

In the first initiative of its kind, Virgin Trains is deploying staff with specialist training - including conflict resolution techniques - to improve the travelling experience of football supporters and all customers across its network on busy match days.

Rugby station ticket office given a Festive makeover / Christmas travel advice

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2018 15:22 GMT

Virgin Trains' Rugby stations gets a festive makeover as ticket office is turned into log cabin.

New hand held ticketing devices to improve customer service

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2018 09:40 GMT

​Virgin Trains customers can now skip ticket office queues and buy directly from station staff using new hand-held ticketing devices.

Virgin Trains offers first vegan-friendly train menu in UK

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 10:53 GMT

​Virgin Trains has been praised by campaigners after becoming the UK’s first train operator to offer a full vegan menu for all its customers on all services.

​Virgin Trains boosts services to Manchester for festive period

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 09:30 GMT

Virgin Trains has increased its weekend services from Macclesfield to Manchester for customers wanting to enjoy the city’s festivities in the run up to Christmas.

Businesses set to benefit from Virgin Trains and Eurostar collaboration

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 14:28 GMT

Businesses are set to benefit from a new collaboration between Virgin Trains and Eurostar which creates an end to end rail booking service between major routes and mainland Europe.

Virgin Trains launch "It's A Wonderful Line" Campaign

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 11:21 GMT

Virgin Trains to paint the script of heart-warming Christmas classic, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’, along the length of its route from London to Glasgow

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