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Virgin Trains launches toolkit to help businesses employ ex-offenders
Devon based farm supplies cheddar cheese for Virgin Trains’ new onboard menu

Devon based farm supplies cheddar cheese for Virgin Trains’ new onboard menu

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 09:21 BST

• Quicke’s cheddar cheese will be served to customers in First Class • The cheese joins new menu that has been developed exclusively for Virgin Trains by award-winning chef James Martin

Virgin Trains will help Newcastle United fans get home

Virgin Trains will help Newcastle United fans get home

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2016 16:38 BST

Virgin Trains will run an additional late night service to help Newcastle United fans get home from the club’s opening game of the season. Fans heading to Fulham's Craven Cottage ground for the Championship's opening match on Friday 5 August will be able to take advantage of an 11.17pm departure from London King's Cross to stations in the North East.

Virgin Trains promotes science subjects to children

Virgin Trains promotes science subjects to children

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2016 12:14 BST

Virgin Trains and the University of York have piloted a workshop to promote "STEM" (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects to children. The train operator plans to roll out the workshop to schools in communities along its east coast route.

Youngsters imagine the Train of the Future

Youngsters imagine the Train of the Future

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 08:00 BST

• Six winning ideas to inspire future developments of the new Azuma train • Ideas include personalised pods, solar powered propulsion and pets’ pads

Melton Mowbray dairy’s cheese chosen for Virgin Trains’ menu
Bryn Williams serves up surprise on board Virgin Trains

Bryn Williams serves up surprise on board Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2016 16:00 BST

Chef Bryn Williams greeted customers on board a train to North Wales, serving them dishes from his latest menu in collaboration with Virgin Trains.

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Escape for less with the Virgin Trains Summer Seat Sale

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2016 13:21 BST

This summer, bargain hunting customers will once again see the arrival of the much-anticipated Virgin Trains three-day Summer Seat Sale. From Tuesday 5th July to Thursday 7th July, prices on First and Standard class seats will be slashed on the rail operator’s West Coast route.

Virgin Trains new executive chef James Martin serves up sweet surprise

Virgin Trains new executive chef James Martin serves up sweet surprise

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2016 17:59 BST

Award winning chef James Martin was on board Virgin Trains serving up treats from his new seasonal menu to surprised customers in a newly refurbished First Class Carriage.

Virgin Trains helps showcase Cumberland & Westmorland Women’s Wrestling on the streets of London

Virgin Trains helps showcase Cumberland & Westmorland Women’s Wrestling on the streets of London

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2016 15:30 BST

Today Virgin Trains transported a family of three female wrestlers on-board The Cumbrian Spirit (Pendolino 390010) train from the Lake District to Euston to bring Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling to the streets of London.

Virgin Trains supports SMEs with rail blazing booking tool

Virgin Trains supports SMEs with rail blazing booking tool

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 10:00 BST

Virgin Trains today announced the launch of its free booking portal for SMEs, Railblazers. The self booking tool lets businesses reserve all their rail journeys from a single website available 24/7. Companies can add users and departments to the account to enable one central train travel tool for the whole business.

Virgin Trains helps pupils keep on track for an even better education

Virgin Trains helps pupils keep on track for an even better education

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2016 13:15 BST

A breakfast club has been launched at a Tyneside school today by Virgin Trains and the Greggs Foundation. The club will provide a healthy meal and a great start to the school day for more than 100 pupils at Denbigh Community Primary School in Howdon, Wallsend.

Virgin Trains champions British produce to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday
Virgin sows seeds of success for environment awards

Virgin sows seeds of success for environment awards

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2016 12:48 BST

Virgin Trains helps local community in its bid to win a prestigious national Britain in Bloom award - and creates a fantastic flower-packed welcome for visitors to Durham station.

Virgin Trains launches its ground-breaking entertainment portal – on-board entertainment beamed straight to your device

Virgin Trains launches its ground-breaking entertainment portal – on-board entertainment beamed straight to your device

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2016 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains is today launching its industry-leading, complimentary on-board entertainment service, which is streamed directly to customers’ own devices.

25% off Advance Fares to Kendal Calling

25% off Advance Fares to Kendal Calling

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2016 16:33 BST

• Virgin Trains is returning as the official travel partner of Kendal Calling • A 25% discount is available on advance fares to Penrith North Lakes • Kendal Calling runs from 28th – 31st July • Headliners include Rudimental, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and Kelis

Virgin Trains offers discounts to Lost Village Festival goers

Virgin Trains offers discounts to Lost Village Festival goers

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2016 09:11 BST

Virgin Trains has discounted fares for festival goers travelling on the East Coast mainline to this summer’s Lost Village Festival. First and standard class tickets have been discounted by 20 per cent and are available to buy between now and May 26 for travel to and from Newark Northgate between May 27 and 29, 2016.

Virgin Trains Offering Half Price Priority Fares to Festival No.6 Goers

Virgin Trains Offering Half Price Priority Fares to Festival No.6 Goers

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2016 08:58 BST

Virgin Trains has created exclusive Festival No.6 Priority Fares that are live now with prices starting from £10. It is offering up to 50% off train travel to Bangor (closest Virgin Trains stop to the festival) and is adapting its current timetable to accommodate festival goers, with more direct services from London Euston to Bangor and ensuring that services across the country are connected.

Virgin Trains’ new cross-border services prompt surge in bookings

Virgin Trains’ new cross-border services prompt surge in bookings

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2016 11:15 BST

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell has welcomed Virgin Trains' new cross- border timetable, which has prompted a surge in bookings.

Virgin Trains pledges to donate at least £100,000 to The Mental Health Foundation

Virgin Trains pledges to donate at least £100,000 to The Mental Health Foundation

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2016 09:04 BST

Virgin Trains on the West Coast has today announced an initiative that will see 10p of every Hot Drink & Cake deal sold on-board donated to The Mental Health Foundation, the train operator’s official charity partner. These donations will serve as the first step in a commitment to contribute £100,000 over the next two years.