Press Releases • Oct 10, 2016 00:01 BST
To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health.
Press Releases • Oct 07, 2016 00:00 BST
• Largest recruitment of train drivers on the east coast mainline since the 80s • Chance to be part of a new-era of rail on the iconic route
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2016 15:46 BST
Virgin Trains has been voted the Best UK Domestic Train Service at the Business Traveller Awards 2016.
Press Releases • Oct 03, 2016 11:15 BST
Micro sculptures showcase evolution of passenger rail travel from Flying Scotsman to the upcoming Virgin Azuma Exhibition staged to mark one hundred weeks until Virgin Azuma comes into service
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2016 10:55 BST
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2016 09:00 BST
Virgin Trains to unveil the world’s smallest trains in ‘Icons of the East Coast’ exhibition Exhibition marks one hundred weeks until Virgin Azuma comes into service Open to general public for one day only
Press Releases • Sep 26, 2016 13:09 BST
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2016 08:00 BST
• £15 each way in Standard Class • £30 each way in First Class
Press Releases • Sep 20, 2016 00:01 BST
Virgin Trains has opened up a new call centre in Newcastle, with the creation of 85 new jobs. The company's Customer Solutions Centre is be based at Virgin Money's Headquarters, in Gosforth, and will help improve customer service by bringing jobs in-house and based upon its east coast route.
Press Releases • Sep 19, 2016 00:01 BST
Press Releases • Sep 12, 2016 12:03 BST
Virgin Trains is extending the dates for the pocket-friendly Family Ticket Offer. Now stretching beyond the summer holidays, the ticket allows families of up to six people to travel the UK in comfort and style and at unrivalled value. Families can book on www.virgintrains.co.uk or in person at train stations.
Press Releases • Sep 06, 2016 09:40 BST
Virgin Trains will launch tomorrow (7th September) its first-of-a-kind children’s story, The Girl Who Had Never Been On a Train, written by comedian and award-winning children’s author, David Baddiel, in his role as Virgin Trains’ ‘Summer Author’. The exclusive story has been brought to life with drawings from by award-winning illustrator Jim Field.
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2016 10:15 BST
New tasty treats are the latest ingredient to make travel by train even more tempting
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2016 10:00 BST
Rail operator continues its transformation of customer experience onboard its trains
Press Releases • Aug 23, 2016 13:40 BST
Seats were available on the train in which Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was filmed sitting on the floor, Virgin Trains has found. CCTV footage taken from the train on August 11 shows Mr Corbyn and his team walked past empty, unreserved seats in coach H before walking through the rest of the train to the far end, where his team sat on the floor and started filming.
Press Releases • Aug 18, 2016 10:01 BST
Engineering apprentices from Virgin Trains are helping to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive in Darlington. Virgin Trains is sponsoring the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust which plans to operate passenger services with steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales from 2021 .
Press Releases • Aug 16, 2016 14:49 BST
Virgin Trains has welcomed the decision of the RMT to suspend industrial action planned to start on Friday and resume discussions around proposed changes to improve customer experience.
Press Releases • Aug 12, 2016 15:33 BST
Virgin Trains has helped provide the setting for North East artists to put on a show for customers at Newcastle Central Station today. A dozen artists displayed their work as part of the inaugural "Northbound" exhibition within the station.