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Virgin Trains named Best UK Domestic Train Service at Business Traveller Awards 2016

Virgin Trains named Best UK Domestic Train Service at Business Traveller Awards 2016

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.

World’s smallest exhibition on display at King’s Cross celebrates ‘Icons of the East Coast’

World’s smallest exhibition on display at King’s Cross celebrates ‘Icons of the East Coast’

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

James Martin menu wins most innovative caterer award
The world’s smallest train exhibition pulls into King’s Cross

The world’s smallest train exhibition pulls into King’s Cross

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

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Virgin Trains targets flyers between London and Edinburgh with huge discounts

Virgin Trains targets flyers between London and Edinburgh with huge discounts

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2016 08:00 BST

• £15 each way in Standard Class • £30 each way in First Class

Virgin Trains brings customer call centre and new jobs to Newcastle

Virgin Trains brings customer call centre and new jobs to Newcastle

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.

Virgin Trains offers bookings up to 6 months in advance to persuade more people to switch to rail
Happy Families On Virgin Trains

Happy Families On Virgin Trains

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.

Virgin Trains announces more services for Morpeth

Virgin Trains announces more services for Morpeth

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2016 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains has unveiled additional new services to Morpeth and Alnmouth from December. The new services are in response to feedback from rail users and customers, and tickets are now on sale.

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains

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.

Virgin Trains to offer a range of milk drinks for customers on the moo-ve!

Virgin Trains to offer a range of milk drinks for customers on the moo-ve!

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2016 10:15 BST

New tasty treats are the latest ingredient to make travel by train even more tempting

Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2016 10:00 BST

Rail operator continues its transformation of customer experience onboard its trains

Virgin Trains celebrates Manchester Pride

Virgin Trains celebrates Manchester Pride

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2016 16:00 BST

This weekend Virgin Trains is celebrating Manchester Pride with an exclusive sweet treat on board its trains.

Virgin Trains clarifies Labour Leader’s claim of “ram-packed” service

Virgin Trains clarifies Labour Leader’s claim of “ram-packed” service

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.

Virgin Trains’ apprentices join “steam team”

Virgin Trains’ apprentices join “steam team”

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 .

Virgin Trains welcomes decision to suspend industrial action

Virgin Trains welcomes decision to suspend industrial action

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.

Virgin Trains provides the setting for artists to shine

Virgin Trains provides the setting for artists to shine

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.

Virgin Trains promises normal timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast

Virgin Trains promises normal timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast

Press Releases   •   Aug 12, 2016 11:46 BST

Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a full timetable during the industrial action announced today by the RMT. The union says its members will walk-out for three 24hr stoppages on the east coast route on Friday 19th August, Friday 26th August and Monday 29th August. In addition there is an overtime ban on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August.

Huge first and standard class discounts on half a million tickets on Virgin Trains

Huge first and standard class discounts on half a million tickets on Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Aug 12, 2016 00:01 BST

Enjoy a break to the east coast for less with Virgin Trains’ nifty 50 per cent seat sale