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
Press Releases • Sep 26, 2016 13:09 BST
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2016 08:00 BST
• £15 each way in Standard Class • £30 each way in First Class
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.
Press Releases • Sep 19, 2016 00:01 BST
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.
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.
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2016 10:15 BST
New tasty treats are the latest ingredient to make travel by train even more tempting
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2016 10:00 BST
Rail operator continues its transformation of customer experience onboard its trains
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.
Press Releases • Aug 18, 2016 10:01 BST
Engineering apprentices from Virgin Trains are helping to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive in Darlington. Virgin Trains is sponsoring the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust which plans to operate passenger services with steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales from 2021 .
Press Releases • Aug 16, 2016 14:49 BST
Virgin Trains has welcomed the decision of the RMT to suspend industrial action planned to start on Friday and resume discussions around proposed changes to improve customer experience.
Press Releases • Aug 12, 2016 15:33 BST
Virgin Trains has helped provide the setting for North East artists to put on a show for customers at Newcastle Central Station today. A dozen artists displayed their work as part of the inaugural "Northbound" exhibition within the station.
Press Releases • Aug 12, 2016 11:46 BST
Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a full timetable during the industrial action announced today by the RMT. The union says its members will walk-out for three 24hr stoppages on the east coast route on Friday 19th August, Friday 26th August and Monday 29th August. In addition there is an overtime ban on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August.
Press Releases • Aug 12, 2016 00:01 BST
Enjoy a break to the east coast for less with Virgin Trains’ nifty 50 per cent seat sale
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2016 12:15 BST
Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a full timetable during any RMT strike action. The union has announced its members on the east coast route have voted in favour of industrial action, though no strike has yet been called.
Press Releases • Aug 03, 2016 15:36 BST
Virgin Trains has joined forces with the Wordsworth Trust to celebrate the beauty of the Lake District with an exclusive campaign.
Press Releases • Aug 02, 2016 10:30 BST
Comedy Coach unveiled at news that almost two-thirds of Brits haven’t had a good laugh in the last week