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Virgin Trains Azuma Visits Sunderland and Lincoln
Virgin Trains invests £1.2M in Newark Northgate station
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.

Virgin Trains encourages more people to ‘Get North’ with Great Exhibition of the North branding
Virgin Trains adds extra service for Wembley–bound Lincoln City FC fans
The Waiting Room pub launched at Virgin Trains' Durham Station
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.

Newcastle Pioneers New ‘Life-Splicing’ Trend to Get Stuff Done
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 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.

Beat Black Friday on the East Coast with Virgin Trains’ half price seat sale
Virgin Trains helps set the stage for theatre revival

Virgin Trains helps set the stage for theatre revival

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 12:30 GMT

Virgin Trains has played its part in the reopening of an Edwardian theatre by naming a train “Darlington Hippodrome”. The Darlington Hippodrome theatre is a few minutes’ walk from the town’s main railway station and has links to the railway going back 110 years. It will reopen tomorrow after an eighteen month £12.3m restoration project.

Virgin Trains’ Azuma inspires new trend for hipster trainspotter
Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route
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

Virgin Trains becomes setting for international chef competition
Picture Paw-fect! All change as Jake the trainspotting dog models new Virgin Trains uniform
Donna Air launches world-first app for First Class upgrades at London’s King’s Cross station
Virgin Trains customers can now bid for last minute First Class upgrades in global first