Press releases • Sep 16, 2017 09:11 BST
Virgin Trains' iconic Pendolino new look appears in service for the very first time. The refreshing design will be applied to all 56 trains in the fleet, the last due out of Widnes' Alstom facility in December 2019.
Press releases • Sep 14, 2017 12:11 BST
Virgin Trains has been unveiled as a premier partner of next year’s Great Exhibition of the North. The Government-backed Exhibition, which will take place in NewcastleGateshead, celebrates art and culture, design and innovation from across the North of England.
Press releases • Sep 12, 2017 11:52 BST
Virgin Trains will run an additional late night service to help Doncaster Rovers fans get home after the club’s prestigious Carabao Cup match away against Arsenal on Wednesday 20 September. Tickets have gone on sale today and fans are urged to book as soon as they can, with fares starting from just £50 return.
Press releases • Sep 01, 2017 10:30 BST
Virgin Trains sees record numbers travelling between Liverpool and London as journeys top 1.75m, up 11% year on year. For the first time, more people travel to Liverpool than London, the growth driven by improvements in customer service. Virgin Trains service crucial to the region says Liverpool Vision with a third more journeys made on the route compared to five years ago.
Press releases • Aug 23, 2017 14:18 BST
Customers of Virgin Trains have been strutting their stuff on a catwalk at York station today ahead of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. Virgin Trains, which is co-sponsoring the Best Dressed Couple award each day of the four-day festival, will be at York Racecourse to hand out goodies and 30% off vouchers for travel on its services.
Press releases • Aug 22, 2017 09:00 BST
Virgin Trains is advising customers wishing to travel over the August Bank Holiday via its east coast and west coast routes to plan their journeys and reserve seats in advance.
Press releases • Aug 21, 2017 06:30 BST
Virgin Trains has hailed an “historic shift” in travel patterns as more Scotland-London passengers choose train over plane than at any time in more than 20 years.
Press releases • Aug 19, 2017 00:01 BST
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Press releases • Aug 11, 2017 15:00 BST
Today Virgin Trains welcomed a couple at Carlisle, who are travelling to all railway stations in Britain for a project entitled ‘All The Stations’, which sees them visit 2,563 stations over 14 weeks.
Press releases • Aug 07, 2017 10:12 BST
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News • Aug 02, 2017 08:51 BST
Virgin Trains is inviting customers to experience travel between Scotland and London in just eight minutes. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the intercity operator has released speeded-up footage showing the incredible sights viewed from the drivers’ cab on some of its most scenic routes.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2017 13:28 BST
Virgin Trains welcomed the US Ambassador to the UK to Newcastle where he launched an exhibition of photographs from the battlefields of World War One.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2017 00:01 BST
Press releases • Jul 17, 2017 11:19 BST
Forty years of High Speed Trains at Virgin Trains' Bounds Green depot is commemorated with the naming of a Class 91 engine.
Press releases • Jul 10, 2017 11:26 BST
Virgin Trains is supporting plans to transform the forecourt of Doncaster station into an attractive pedestrianised area. It plans to create a glazed canopy to provide shelter for customers accessing a new taxi rank and drop off which will complement a new partially grassed area outside of the station.