Press Releases • Apr 30, 2017 08:45 BST
Virgin Trains on the east coast has today announced that customers will be able to take advantage of cheaper advance ticket prices and seat reservations on the day of travel. Based on the number of walk-up fares currently bought by customers, Virgin Trains has calculated that the changes could save customers £7.1m a year.
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2017 12:09 BST
Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today by Virgin Trains.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2017 13:12 BST
A new alehouse which has opened at Doncaster station hopes to draw on local history and heritage. The Draughtsman has seen the renovation of an old buffet room into a fantastic new facility for customers.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2017 14:15 BST
An extra train service from London King's Cross to Harrogate on Saturday will take cycling fans to the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire race. Virgin Trains is also sponsoring the annual Tour's pink King and Queen of the Mountains Classification jerseys for both the men and women's races.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2017 10:20 BST
Virgin Trains has created exclusive Festival No.6 Priority Fares set to go live on 25 April with prices starting from £10. It is offering up to 50% off train travel and is adapting its current timetable to accommodate festival goers, with more direct services from London Euston to Bangor.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2017 07:30 BST
Virgin Trains will partner with the French high speed operator, SNCF, in its bid for the West Coast Partnership. This will see the expertise of Virgin, Stagecoach and SNCF brought together to compete for the combined West Coast / HS2 franchise.
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2017 17:38 BST
• Planned strike action on the east coast route due Friday 28th & Saturday 29th postponed • Virgin Trains repeats reassurances that customer-centred revolution will continue
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2017 09:00 BST
New figures from Virgin Trains show that over half a million journeys (517,000) have been taken on trains between London and Cumbria in the last 12 months (1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017).
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2017 06:51 BST
Virgin Trains has broken new records for passengers crossing the border on its west coast route, a year after it was closed during floods.
Press Releases • Apr 23, 2017 08:14 BST
Today, enthusiasts and history buffs were treated to a world first as four generations of trains representing the past, present and future of passenger rail travel ran side by side, in the same direction on the East Coast main line.
Press Releases • Apr 21, 2017 13:09 BST
An extra service has been provided by Virgin Trains to take South Shields Football Club fans to London when they play at Wembley for the first time next month. The table- topping Mariners will take on Cleethorpes Town in The Buildbase FA Vase, ahead of York City FC's Buildbase FA Trophy final against Macclesfield Town on Sunday 21 May.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2017 09:00 BST
Final judging event to take place on King’s Cross to York service
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2017 12:41 BST
Press Releases • Apr 13, 2017 09:52 BST
Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line
Press Releases • Apr 13, 2017 09:00 BST
Further details about the once in a lifetime event taking place on Yorkshire’s railways later this month have been confirmed, with the historic occasion to begin at 06.00 on Sunday 23 April near the North Yorkshire village of Tollerton.
Press Releases • Apr 10, 2017 01:00 BST
Press Releases • Apr 01, 2017 00:01 BST
Train operator develops revolutionary Tick-InkTM technology to offer ticket tatts for travellers.
Press Releases • Mar 22, 2017 09:52 GMT
An 18 hour rail tour to commemorate 40 years of the High Speed Train has raised more than £50,000 for the Railway Children charity.
Press Releases • Mar 21, 2017 12:20 GMT
A world first will take place in Yorkshire next month to celebrate the heritage and future of one of the country’s most iconic railway lines.