Press Releases • Aug 09, 2016 12:15 BST
Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a full timetable during any RMT strike action. The union has announced its members on the east coast route have voted in favour of industrial action, though no strike has yet been called.
Press Releases • Aug 03, 2016 15:36 BST
Virgin Trains has joined forces with the Wordsworth Trust to celebrate the beauty of the Lake District with an exclusive campaign.
Press Releases • Aug 02, 2016 10:30 BST
Comedy Coach unveiled at news that almost two-thirds of Brits haven’t had a good laugh in the last week
Press Releases • Aug 02, 2016 10:28 BST
Virgin Trains has teamed up with Darlington Football Club to offer its fans a fantastic 25% discount for bookings on its services. The club has released its official 2016-2017 season team photograph today, with its shirts now sponsored by Virgin Trains.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2016 15:30 BST
An extra return service from Hull to London has been put on specially by Virgin Trains for Hull FC fans to enjoy their day out at Wembley Stadium in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final on 27 August.
Press Releases • Jul 29, 2016 09:00 BST
Refurbishment programme part of £40 million investment pledge to improve current fleet
Press Releases • Jul 27, 2016 14:00 BST
• Audley Harrison serves up surprise to Virgin Trains’ customers
Press Releases • Jul 26, 2016 08:15 BST
Virgin Trains today unveiled David Baddiel as its new ‘Summer Author’. The comedian and award-winning children’s author of The Parent Agency and The Person Controller will have a unique role writing a children’s story inspired by some of the customers he meets as he journeys across the UK on Virgin Trains, which will then be brought to life by award-winning illustrator, Jim Field.
Press Releases • Jul 20, 2016 00:01 BST
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
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.
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.
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2016 16:29 BST
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.