Tag / West Coast
Press releases • Oct 17, 2018 00:05 BST
Virgin Trains has become the first UK train operator to provide body worn cameras to cover all its frontline people, resulting in assaults on staff falling by more than half.
Press releases • Jul 25, 2018 00:01 BST
Tuesday 24th July – Virgin Trains has today released the first episode in the brand new ‘West Coast Weekender’ series. Hosted by top comedian and TV personality, Joel Dommett, the videos see Joel discovering all the best – lesser known – things to see, do, eat and drink on a summer weekend getaway to five of the most popular destinations along the Virgin Trains route.
Press releases • May 30, 2018 00:01 BST
Virgin Trains is today launching a new partnership with Uber to enable passengers to easily request a ride to the station and on arrival at their destination.
Press releases • May 21, 2018 17:00 BST
Virgin Trains has named one of its Pendolinos Blackpool Belle to celebrate the launch of its first electric services to and from the resort today (Monday 21 May).
Press releases • May 15, 2018 09:05 BST
Virgin Trains has recreated its iconic Pendolino train on Blackpool beach to celebrate its first visit to the seaside resort today.
Press releases • Apr 03, 2018 09:15 BST
A Virgin Trains Station Announcer based at Preston is switching his microphone for the wrestling ring at the 2018 Commonwealth Games for the next two weeks.
Press releases • Mar 19, 2018 15:01 GMT
Virgin Trains has named one of its trains after one of Scotland’s most famous cultural icons in celebration of its role in serving Glasgow.
Press releases • Mar 17, 2018 00:01 GMT
Virgin Trains has created a unique guide to the “MarmaLake” District to celebrate the World’s Original Marmalade Festival & Awards, which take place in Penrith this weekend.
Press releases • Mar 09, 2018 09:58 GMT
Press releases • Mar 08, 2018 18:00 GMT
A member of the Virgin Trains team at Carlisle is taking to two wheels to ride across India, after doubling his fundraising target.
Press releases • Feb 23, 2018 07:00 GMT
Press releases • Feb 14, 2018 00:01 GMT
New figures from Virgin Trains show journeys between Chester and London have broken through the half a million mark, setting a record for the number of journeys taken by train.
Virgin Trains runs majority of services today during unwarranted union strike action on the west coast
Press releases • Dec 15, 2017 00:01 GMT
Press releases • Dec 01, 2017 10:00 GMT
A Virgin Trains employee at Carlisle is gearing up to take part in his first ever cycling challenge halfway across the world, whilst raising thousands of pounds for charity.
Virgin Trains confirms it will run majority of services during unwarranted union strike action on the west coast
Press releases • Nov 29, 2017 16:02 GMT
Press releases • Sep 28, 2017 09:17 BST
Press releases • Sep 17, 2017 07:00 BST
A new garden at Penrith station, Cumbria has been created to welcome an entirely different type of local commuter, thanks to the work of Virgin Trains and 25 local gardeners.
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 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 • Jun 26, 2017 14:00 BST
New station entrance, free high-speed wifi, additional retail spaces and bike hub form part of station refurbishment as passenger numbers hit new high