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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.

Four trains, four generations - history to be made on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Four trains, four generations - history to be made on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 12:20 GMT

A world first will take place in Yorkshire next month to celebrate the heritage and future of one of the country’s most iconic railway lines.

Virgin Trains welcomes visitors to the MarmaLake District

Virgin Trains welcomes visitors to the MarmaLake District

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2017 00:00 GMT

This weekend Virgin Trains is giving Penrith station an orange twist, as the Cumbrian town hosts the twelfth Dalemain Marmalade Festival and Awards.

Virgin Trains celebrates 20 Years on The Track by hosting a ‘pop-up musical performance’ at London’s Euston Station

Virgin Trains celebrates 20 Years on The Track by hosting a ‘pop-up musical performance’ at London’s Euston Station

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 16:47 GMT

● 9 March 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the iconic train brand ● To celebrate the occasion, Virgin Trains hosted a ‘pop-up musical performance’ at London Euston Station which saw choir Urban Voice Collective sing ‘Ain’t Nobody’ ● https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VOPwrdKhSs

Virgin Trains offers summer bookings up to six months in advance for weekends
Virgin Trains celebrates 20 years on the track

Virgin Trains celebrates 20 years on the track

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2017 06:00 GMT

On 9 March 2017, Virgin Trains celebrates its 20th birthday on the West Coast route, where passenger journeys have grown to 37 million a year. Hungry passengers have been served over five million English breakfasts whilst travelling a combined total of nearly 335 million miles, three and a half times the distance to the sun.

Virgin Trains East Coast proud to support Lincoln City FC
Virgin Trains opens new customer lounge at Grantham
Virgin Trains launches celebratory 20th Birthday Seat Sale

Virgin Trains launches celebratory 20th Birthday Seat Sale

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 08:43 GMT

Almost 1.5 million seats discounted in West Coast route’s longest ever seat sale Customers can save up to 55 per cent across Standard and First Class in the six-day sale

Lincoln’s budding models, designers and stylists arrive in first-class fashion with Virgin Trains
Birmingham-born Natasha takes over as General Manager on key Virgin Trains' route

Birmingham-born Natasha takes over as General Manager on key Virgin Trains' route

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 09:23 GMT

Virgin Trains promotes from within, as Birmingham born Natasha Grice steps up to General Manager of the key West Midlands to London route, which handles more than 11 million journeys each year.

Virgin Trains kicks off partnership with Doncaster Rovers

Virgin Trains kicks off partnership with Doncaster Rovers

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2017 00:01 GMT

​Virgin Trains is giving Doncaster Rovers fans the chance to win a match day to remember to celebrate its partnership with the Sky Bet League Two leaders. It has been unveiled as the club's new sponsor of its training shirts, and has launched a competition to win complimentary First Class rail travel for two to a forthcoming away match.

Virgin Trains helps to stage “oarsome” play about local hero

Virgin Trains helps to stage “oarsome” play about local hero

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2017 10:54 GMT

​Virgin Trains is helping to stage a play on the banks of the River Thames about a 19th century world champion rower from Tyneside. It has provided a replica plate of its "Blaydon Races" loco 91115 to form part of the backdrop to the award-winning production about Harry Clasper, who had the original song Blaydon Races written in his honour more than 150 years ago.

Loved-up Virgin Trains helps customer pop the question with a sweet serenade

Loved-up Virgin Trains helps customer pop the question with a sweet serenade

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 17:30 GMT

Today Virgin Trains helped to make Valentine’s Day extra special for a customer proposing to his girlfriend at Warrington Bank Quay station.

Virgin Trains East Coast named Top UK Employer
Virgin Trains expands Newcastle call centre with 45 new jobs

Virgin Trains expands Newcastle call centre with 45 new jobs

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2017 11:12 GMT

Virgin Trains is expanding its Newcastle-based customer call centre as it brings its web support service in-house. The creation of an additional 45 jobs represent a 50% increase in staff since the centre, in Gosforth, opened in September 2016.