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Ditch the car thanks to Virgin Trains’ new ‘Mighty Fine 29’ capped fares between Leeds and London

Ditch the car thanks to Virgin Trains’ new ‘Mighty Fine 29’ capped fares between Leeds and London

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2018 09:25 GMT

Virgin Trains has launched its first ever capped fares of £29* between Leeds and London, meaning customers can bag a bargain when buying up to a week in advance. With immediate effect, Virgin Trains on the east coast will launch the first scheme of its kind to its customers travelling direct between Leeds and the capital.

Virgin Trains seeks out future train drivers in the UK’s first train driver apprenticeship scheme
Virgin Trains and HMP Northumberland transform old uniforms in pioneering recycle scheme
Soaring Chester visitor numbers help set a new record for Virgin Trains

Soaring Chester visitor numbers help set a new record for Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 00:01 GMT

New figures from Virgin Trains show journeys between Chester and London have broken through the half a million mark, setting a record for the number of journeys taken by train.

Virgin Trains announces free WiFi for millions of passengers on its West Coast route
Life-admin tasks languish on to-do lists for 180-plus days for busy Leeds locals

Life-admin tasks languish on to-do lists for 180-plus days for busy Leeds locals

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 08:00 GMT

People in Leeds are allowing mounting to-do lists to pile up until after June and wish they were wiser when it comes to personal admin, according to new research from Virgin Trains.

Virgin Trains leads the way in customer satisfaction and performance for long-distance operators
Newcastle Pioneers New ‘Life-Splicing’ Trend to Get Stuff Done
Virgin Trains confirms industrial action called off
Virgin Azuma train debuts in Highlands

Virgin Azuma train debuts in Highlands

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2017 10:32 GMT

Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train made its inaugural visit to the Highlands this weekend as preparations to transform cross-border rail services gather pace.

Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route

Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2017 00:01 GMT

A new timetable by Virgin Trains will see the biggest boost to Saturday services in more than 25 years from today (Saturday). More frequent services to and from destinations including Leeds, York and Edinburgh will mean customers will benefit from a similar frequency of services to those enjoyed on weekdays.

Virgin Trains runs majority of services today during unwarranted union   strike action on the west coast
VIRGIN TRAINS SHAKES UP BIRMINGHAM WITH A GIANT SNOW GLOBE
Virgin Trains saves customers up to £11m with low-cost fares available on the day of travel
‘Cav’ catches Virgin Trains’ cab to Tour de Yorkshire launch

‘Cav’ catches Virgin Trains’ cab to Tour de Yorkshire launch

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2017 13:00 GMT

World Champion cyclist Mark Cavendish MBE jumped into Virgin Trains’ driving seat as he sped up the country to the route launch for the Tour de Yorkshire 2018.

MISTLETOE AND WHINE: BRITS AREN’T TOO CRACKERS ABOUT CHRISTMAS
Virgin Trains employee gears up for charity bike ride with a chain of fundraising events

Virgin Trains employee gears up for charity bike ride with a chain of fundraising events

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 10:00 GMT

A Virgin Trains employee at Carlisle is gearing up to take part in his first ever cycling challenge halfway across the world, whilst raising thousands of pounds for charity.

Virgin Trains opens new Coventry Bike Hub

Virgin Trains opens new Coventry Bike Hub

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2017 11:59 GMT

Virgin Trains new Bike Hub at Coventry station, which offers 150 new secure and covered bike spaces, was formally opened today, marking the end of a project that has delivered an additional 574 secure spaces for cyclists on Virgin Trains’ West Coast route.

Virgin Trains confirms it will run majority of services during unwarranted union strike action on the west coast
Beat Black Friday on the East Coast with Virgin Trains’ half price seat sale