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Ten designs shortlisted in Virgin Christmas Train competition

Ten designs shortlisted in Virgin Christmas Train competition

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 12:00 GMT

Ten festive designs, created by children from around Great Britain, are in with a chance to transform two Virgin Trains this December after being shortlisted in the train operator’s nationwide search for a Christmas Train design.

First Minister launches new Flying Scotsman train

First Minister launches new Flying Scotsman train

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2015 12:13 GMT

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has today unveiled Virgin’s new ‘Flying Scotsman’ train, celebrating one of the most famous names in railway history.

Virgin Trains helps Leeds pupuls keep on track for a better education

Virgin Trains helps Leeds pupuls keep on track for a better education

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2015 16:03 BST

​Pupils and parents are benefiting from the launch of a free breakfast club provided by Virgin Trains and Greggs Foundation.

Virgin Trains creates a glass that is always half full to celebrate the launch of new 'Hop on Board' ale

Virgin Trains creates a glass that is always half full to celebrate the launch of new 'Hop on Board' ale

Press Releases   •   Oct 21, 2015 11:13 BST

Virgin Trains has today announced it has created a brand new ale christened ‘Hop on Board’, available to those on east coast routes.

New red hot look for Virgin Trains staff on its east coast route

New red hot look for Virgin Trains staff on its east coast route

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2015 11:00 BST

Virgin Trains has today unveiled its new look for its staff working on its east coast route.

Virgin Trains launches additional services between Leeds and London

Virgin Trains launches additional services between Leeds and London

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2015 10:50 BST

With just eleven weeks to go until Christmas, Virgin Trains has confirmed that it will launch additional services on its popular route between Leeds and London King’s Cross.

Virgin serves up extra trains for Lincoln for local festivals

Virgin serves up extra trains for Lincoln for local festivals

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2015 10:34 BST

Extra Virgin Trains will run between London and Lincoln to support the 2015 Frequency Festival as well as the annual Lincoln Sausage Festival.

Durham and Darlington stations achieve 'Dementia Friendly' Award

Durham and Darlington stations achieve 'Dementia Friendly' Award

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 13:07 BST

Virgin Trains proudly receives award recognising ‘dementia friendly’ standard

‘DURHAM CATHEDRAL’ TRAIN ARRIVES FOR A SPECIAL DEPARTURE

‘DURHAM CATHEDRAL’ TRAIN ARRIVES FOR A SPECIAL DEPARTURE

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2015 13:52 BST

Virgin Trains unveils specially designed locomotive to mark the retirement of the Dean of Durham

VIRGIN TRAINS TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FROM SUNDERLAND

VIRGIN TRAINS TO LAUNCH NEW SERVICE FROM SUNDERLAND

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2015 14:39 BST

New Stirling and Leeds services also mark milestone in company plans to transform the East Coast route

Virgin Trains announces joint integrated campaign across both East and West Coast routes

Virgin Trains announces joint integrated campaign across both East and West Coast routes

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2015 07:00 BST

Virgin Trains today announces that it is launching a combined integrated campaign – the first time the two rail franchises have worked together in this way.

Children Challenged to Design the Virgin Christmas Train

Children Challenged to Design the Virgin Christmas Train

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2015 08:30 BST

Virgin Trains today announces it has partnered with the children’s reading charity, Book Trust, to launch a nationwide search for a Christmas Train design. The drawings will be judged by a panel headed up by renowned illustrator and author, Jill Murphy, whose most famous book, Five Minutes Peace, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

A RED HOT START – AND MUCH MORE TO COME!

A RED HOT START – AND MUCH MORE TO COME!

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2015 16:07 BST

Virgin Trains East Coast reports to customers on its first six months

DARLINGTON STATION MEANS BUSINESS

DARLINGTON STATION MEANS BUSINESS

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2015 14:15 BST

Small independent businesses to set-up shop in Darlington station.

A DAY OUT TO THE FUTURE

A DAY OUT TO THE FUTURE

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2015 13:45 BST

Virgin Trains East Coast is to run a special direct service between London and Lincoln this Saturday to take people to the biggest Steampunk festival in Europe

YEAH, BABY! THERE ARE BARGAINS TO BE HAD!

YEAH, BABY! THERE ARE BARGAINS TO BE HAD!

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2015 00:01 BST

Save BIG on 150,000 tickets – go get ‘em!

PAINTING THE TRAINS RED

PAINTING THE TRAINS RED

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2015 09:00 BST

Transformation of Virgin Trains East Coast fleet continues

BACK OF THE NET! NORTH EAST FOOTBALL RIVALS UNITE TO KICK OFF VIRGIN TRAIN TRAVEL DISCOUNT SCHEME

BACK OF THE NET! NORTH EAST FOOTBALL RIVALS UNITE TO KICK OFF VIRGIN TRAIN TRAVEL DISCOUNT SCHEME

Press Releases   •   Aug 05, 2015 11:19 BST

​Virgin Trains East Coast works with Newcastle United and Sunderland fans to promote safer, cheaper and more flexible match day travel.

PUTTING THE SPARKLE INTO YOUR JOURNEY!

PUTTING THE SPARKLE INTO YOUR JOURNEY!

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2015 10:03 BST

Prosecco now available on-board as Virgin Trains East Coast celebrates its first 150 days of service

EXTRA LINCOLN TRAINS FOR TIME TRAVELLERS

EXTRA LINCOLN TRAINS FOR TIME TRAVELLERS

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2015 10:57 BST

A journey back to the 16th Century is in store for visitors to historic city this weekend