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Virgin Trains unveils its Summer of Pride

Virgin Trains unveils its Summer of Pride

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2018 10:00 BST

Virgin Trains becomes the first travel company in the world to sell tickets through Amazon Alexa
Record year for Virgin Trains on the West Midlands to London route

Record year for Virgin Trains on the West Midlands to London route

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 12:20 BST

Virgin Trains report record number of journeys on the West Midlands to London, up 4.6% year on year to 12.2m. A third more journeys were made on the route compared to five years ago, the growth driven by improvements in customer service and increased popularity of advance fares which has seen the average price paid by customers fall in the last twelve months.

Virgin Trains wins at UK Rail Industry Awards 2018

Virgin Trains wins at UK Rail Industry Awards 2018

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains has topped two categories for innovative projects on its east coast route at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2018.

Can't get a millennial railcard? Virgin Trains 'avo' solution...

Can't get a millennial railcard? Virgin Trains 'avo' solution...

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 08:42 GMT

• Bring an avocado when buying your Virgin Trains ticket and passengers aged 26 to 30 can get the same discount as offered by the millennial railcard – a third off most fares • The #Avocard is valid on all Virgin Trains West Coast journeys from today until midnight on 20th March • Offer valid on tickets purchased at ticket offices only – photo I.D. for proof of age required

Spring into action this season with over half a million tickets up for grabs in the Virgin Trains Spring Seat Sale

Spring into action this season with over half a million tickets up for grabs in the Virgin Trains Spring Seat Sale

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 08:51 GMT

• Up to 52% off selected First and Standard advance fares • Cheapest tickets start from only £5 in the five-day seat sale from Thursday 15th March • Tickets available for travel between Tuesday 3rd April and Friday 1st June 2018

Virgin Trains welcomes Natasha Grice to the executive as People Director
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
Virgin Trains leads the way in customer satisfaction and performance for long-distance operators
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.

GRAB A BLACK FRIDAY FESTIVE BARGAIN WITH A QUARTER OF A MILLION DISCOUNTED TICKETS ON VIRGIN TRAINS
Industry first disruption dodging tool launches

Industry first disruption dodging tool launches

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 07:00 BST

• First tool to show alternative routes and multi-modal transport options • Live real-time delay estimates in customers' hands • Travellers to be warned of disruption before getting stuck

Newark train station getting makeover

Newark train station getting makeover

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 10:59 BST

Record year for Virgin Trains on the London to Liverpool route

Record year for Virgin Trains on the London to Liverpool route

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.

Virgin Trains wins highest ever market share against airlines between Scotland and London

Virgin Trains wins highest ever market share against airlines between Scotland and London

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.

Virgin Azuma debuts in Scotland on east coast test run
Upgrade with Virgin Trains’ First Class seat sale
Over One Million Seats Up For Grabs in the Virgin Trains West Coast Summer Seat Sale
Virgin Trains’ smartphone revolution sees millions of customers switch from paper tickets

Virgin Trains’ smartphone revolution sees millions of customers switch from paper tickets

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2017 09:32 BST

A fifth of Virgin Trains customers have switched to mobile-friendly digital tickets after their launch on the west coast route last summer. More than 1.5 million digital tickets have been sold in the last three months alone, as customers respond positively to their simplicity and ease of use.