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More than 15,000 apply for Virgin Trains Azuma driver jobs

More than 15,000 apply for Virgin Trains Azuma driver jobs

News   •   Oct 19, 2016 10:43 BST

More than 15,000 candidates have applied to drive Virgin Trains’ revolutionary new Azuma trains following the biggest recruitment drive on the east coast route since the 1980s.

Virgin Trains supports railway industry efforts to honour Team GB and ParalympicsGB heroes

Virgin Trains supports railway industry efforts to honour Team GB and ParalympicsGB heroes

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 08:45 BST

Virgin Trains runs complimentary charter to whisk Team GB and Paralympics GB heroes from their homecoming parade in Manchester down to London.

Virgin Trains to stage business clinic to boost flagging entrepreneurial ‘get up and go’

Virgin Trains to stage business clinic to boost flagging entrepreneurial ‘get up and go’

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 00:01 BST

Levi Roots, Maria Hatzistefanis and Jamal Edwards MBE to lead exclusive workshops as research reveals desire for own business is not matched by confidence or knowledge Brits fear failure, debt and insecurity, and lack support and advice on going it alone But some entrepreneurial spirit lives on as many would take pay cut to pursue their dream

Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2016 00:01 BST

To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health.

Virgin Trains launch recruitment programme to find drivers for new Azuma trains

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2016 00:00 BST

• Largest recruitment of train drivers on the east coast mainline since the 80s • Chance to be part of a new-era of rail on the iconic route

Virgin Trains named Best UK Domestic Train Service at Business Traveller Awards 2016

Virgin Trains named Best UK Domestic Train Service at Business Traveller Awards 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2016 15:46 BST

Virgin Trains has been voted the Best UK Domestic Train Service at the Business Traveller Awards 2016.

World’s smallest exhibition on display at King’s Cross celebrates ‘Icons of the East Coast’

World’s smallest exhibition on display at King’s Cross celebrates ‘Icons of the East Coast’

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2016 11:15 BST

Micro sculptures showcase evolution of passenger rail travel from Flying Scotsman to the upcoming Virgin Azuma Exhibition staged to mark one hundred weeks until Virgin Azuma comes into service

James Martin menu wins most innovative caterer award
The world’s smallest train exhibition pulls into King’s Cross

The world’s smallest train exhibition pulls into King’s Cross

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 09:00 BST

Virgin Trains to unveil the world’s smallest trains in ‘Icons of the East Coast’ exhibition Exhibition marks one hundred weeks until Virgin Azuma comes into service Open to general public for one day only

Virgin Trains targets flyers between London and Edinburgh with huge discounts

Virgin Trains targets flyers between London and Edinburgh with huge discounts

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2016 08:00 BST

• £15 each way in Standard Class • £30 each way in First Class

Virgin Trains brings customer call centre and new jobs to Newcastle

Virgin Trains brings customer call centre and new jobs to Newcastle

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2016 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains has opened up a new call centre in Newcastle, with the creation of 85 new jobs. The company's Customer Solutions Centre is be based at Virgin Money's Headquarters, in Gosforth, and will help improve customer service by bringing jobs in-house and based upon its east coast route.

Virgin Trains offers bookings up to 6 months in advance to persuade more people to switch to rail
Happy Families On Virgin Trains

Happy Families On Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2016 12:03 BST

Virgin Trains is extending the dates for the pocket-friendly Family Ticket Offer. Now stretching beyond the summer holidays, the ticket allows families of up to six people to travel the UK in comfort and style and at unrivalled value. Families can book on www.virgintrains.co.uk or in person at train stations.

Virgin Trains announces more services for Morpeth

Virgin Trains announces more services for Morpeth

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2016 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains has unveiled additional new services to Morpeth and Alnmouth from December. The new services are in response to feedback from rail users and customers, and tickets are now on sale.

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2016 09:40 BST

Virgin Trains will launch tomorrow (7th September) its first-of-a-kind children’s story, The Girl Who Had Never Been On a Train, written by comedian and award-winning children’s author, David Baddiel, in his role as Virgin Trains’ ‘Summer Author’. The exclusive story has been brought to life with drawings from by award-winning illustrator Jim Field.

Virgin Trains to offer a range of milk drinks for customers on the moo-ve!

Virgin Trains to offer a range of milk drinks for customers on the moo-ve!

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2016 10:15 BST

New tasty treats are the latest ingredient to make travel by train even more tempting

Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2016 10:00 BST

Rail operator continues its transformation of customer experience onboard its trains

Virgin Trains celebrates Manchester Pride

Virgin Trains celebrates Manchester Pride

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2016 16:00 BST

This weekend Virgin Trains is celebrating Manchester Pride with an exclusive sweet treat on board its trains.

Virgin Trains clarifies Labour Leader’s claim of “ram-packed” service

Virgin Trains clarifies Labour Leader’s claim of “ram-packed” service

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2016 13:40 BST

Seats were available on the train in which Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was filmed sitting on the floor, Virgin Trains has found. CCTV footage taken from the train on August 11 shows Mr Corbyn and his team walked past empty, unreserved seats in coach H before walking through the rest of the train to the far end, where his team sat on the floor and started filming.