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Virgin Trains delivers extra seats on its North Wales route

Virgin Trains delivers extra seats on its North Wales route

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 14:30 BST

Virgin Trains is strengthening services along the North Wales route (services to/from Holyhead) with double Voyager trains to increase capacity for customers, as part of its improvements to its timetable on the west coast.

New fares save Virgin Trains customers £7.1m a year

New fares save Virgin Trains customers £7.1m a year

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2017 08:45 BST

Virgin Trains on the east coast has today announced that customers will be able to take advantage of cheaper advance ticket prices and seat reservations on the day of travel. Based on the number of walk-up fares currently bought by customers, Virgin Trains has calculated that the changes could save customers £7.1m a year.

Virgin Trains carries Perth’s City of Culture bid to London

Virgin Trains carries Perth’s City of Culture bid to London

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2017 12:09 BST

Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today by Virgin Trains.

New alehouse set to be a ‘top-drawer’ attraction for Doncaster customers

New alehouse set to be a ‘top-drawer’ attraction for Doncaster customers

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.

Virgin Trains runs extra service to support Tour de Yorkshire

Virgin Trains runs extra service to support Tour de Yorkshire

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 14:15 BST

An extra train service from London King's Cross to Harrogate on Saturday will take cycling fans to the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire race. Virgin Trains is also sponsoring the annual Tour's pink King and Queen of the Mountains Classification jerseys for both the men and women's races.

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   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:20 BST

Virgin Trains has created exclusive Festival No.6 Priority Fares set to go live on 25 April with prices starting from £10. It is offering up to 50% off train travel and is adapting its current timetable to accommodate festival goers, with more direct services from London Euston to Bangor.

Virgin & Stagecoach join forces with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid

Virgin & Stagecoach join forces with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 07:30 BST

Virgin Trains will partner with the French high speed operator, SNCF, in its bid for the West Coast Partnership. This will see the expertise of Virgin, Stagecoach and SNCF brought together to compete for the combined West Coast / HS2 franchise.

Virgin Trains welcomes decision to suspend industrial action

Virgin Trains welcomes decision to suspend industrial action

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 17:38 BST

• Planned strike action on the east coast route due Friday 28th & Saturday 29th postponed • Virgin Trains repeats reassurances that customer-centred revolution will continue

Record numbers take the train to Cumbria, according to Virgin Trains

Record numbers take the train to Cumbria, according to Virgin Trains

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).

Virgin Trains breaks Scottish passenger records a year after west coast closure

Virgin Trains breaks Scottish passenger records a year after west coast closure

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.

Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

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.

Virgin Trains adds extra service for Wembley–bound South Shields FC fans

Virgin Trains adds extra service for Wembley–bound South Shields FC fans

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2017 13:09 BST

An extra service has been provided by Virgin Trains to take South Shields Football Club fans to London when they play at Wembley for the first time next month. The table- topping Mariners will take on Cleethorpes Town in The Buildbase FA Vase, ahead of York City FC's Buildbase FA Trophy final against Macclesfield Town on Sunday 21 May.

Virgin Trains partners with International Indian Chef of the Year Competition

Virgin Trains partners with International Indian Chef of the Year Competition

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 09:00 BST

Final judging event to take place on King’s Cross to York service

Virgin Trains announces full timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast
Virgin Trains promises near normal timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast
Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2017 09:00 BST

Further details about the once in a lifetime event taking place on Yorkshire’s railways later this month have been confirmed, with the historic occasion to begin at 06.00 on Sunday 23 April near the North Yorkshire village of Tollerton.

Virgin Trains announces new charity partnership with Rethink Mental Illness
INK-REDIBLE: Virgin Trains launches world’s first ticket tattoo

INK-REDIBLE: Virgin Trains launches world’s first ticket tattoo

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2017 00:01 BST

Train operator develops revolutionary Tick-InkTM technology to offer ticket tatts for travellers.

Virgin Trains Refreshes Onboard Retail Offering

Virgin Trains Refreshes Onboard Retail Offering

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 09:00 BST

Love Corn, Pip Organic and Virgin Wines are just some of the 25 new products available

Charity rail tour raises over £50,000 for Railway Children

Charity rail tour raises over £50,000 for Railway Children

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 09:52 GMT

An 18 hour rail tour to commemorate 40 years of the High Speed Train has raised more than £50,000 for the Railway Children charity.