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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.
Press Releases • Nov 15, 2017 09:50 GMT
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 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 16, 2017 16:00 BST
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2017 08:49 BST
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.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2017 09:00 BST
Virgin Trains today announces two new TVCs as part of an integrated campaign. The two new TV ads, which aired for the first time over the weekend, are part of a distinctive new campaign and approach that aims to drive customer appraisal and tackle alternative modes of transport head-on.
Press Releases • May 26, 2017 11:30 BST
An historic 1977 line-up of trains at York Station has been re-created to mark the evolution of express rail travel on the East Coast main line ahead of the new Virgin Azuma (Class 800) coming into service in 2018
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 15:58 BST
Families on the hunt for a good deal need look no further as Virgin Trains announces tens of thousands of cheap tickets on the west coast. The inexpensive fares are being sold for under £30 over May half term (from Saturday 27th May – Sunday 4th June inclusive).
Press Releases • May 11, 2017 12:28 BST
• Train tickets, accommodation and attractions can be booked online all in one place – saving time and money • Planning summer escapes is a breeze with hundreds of online packages available
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 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 19, 2017 09:00 BST
Final judging event to take place on King’s Cross to York service