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Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route

Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2017 00:01 GMT

A new timetable by Virgin Trains will see the biggest boost to Saturday services in more than 25 years from today (Saturday). More frequent services to and from destinations including Leeds, York and Edinburgh will mean customers will benefit from a similar frequency of services to those enjoyed on weekdays.

Virgin Trains saves customers up to £11m with low-cost fares available on the day of travel
‘Cav’ catches Virgin Trains’ cab to Tour de Yorkshire launch

‘Cav’ catches Virgin Trains’ cab to Tour de Yorkshire launch

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2017 13:00 GMT

World Champion cyclist Mark Cavendish MBE jumped into Virgin Trains’ driving seat as he sped up the country to the route launch for the Tour de Yorkshire 2018.

Beat Black Friday on the East Coast with Virgin Trains’ half price seat sale
Virgin Trains helps set the stage for theatre revival

Virgin Trains helps set the stage for theatre revival

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 12:30 GMT

Virgin Trains has played its part in the reopening of an Edwardian theatre by naming a train “Darlington Hippodrome”. The Darlington Hippodrome theatre is a few minutes’ walk from the town’s main railway station and has links to the railway going back 110 years. It will reopen tomorrow after an eighteen month £12.3m restoration project.

Virgin Trains’ Azuma inspires new trend for hipster trainspotter
Saturday services transformed on Virgin Trains’ east coast route
Industry first disruption dodging tool launches

Industry first disruption dodging tool launches

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 07:00 BST

• First tool to show alternative routes and multi-modal transport options • Live real-time delay estimates in customers' hands • Travellers to be warned of disruption before getting stuck

Virgin Trains becomes setting for international chef competition
Picture Paw-fect! All change as Jake the trainspotting dog models new Virgin Trains uniform
Donna Air launches world-first app for First Class upgrades at London’s King’s Cross station
Virgin Trains customers can now bid for last minute First Class upgrades in global first
Newark train station getting makeover

Newark train station getting makeover

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 10:59 BST

Virgin Trains' travellers are first past the post in Ebor Festival fashion stakes

Virgin Trains' travellers are first past the post in Ebor Festival fashion stakes

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 14:18 BST

Customers of Virgin Trains have been strutting their stuff on a catwalk at York station today ahead of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. Virgin Trains, which is co-sponsoring the Best Dressed Couple award each day of the four-day festival, will be at York Racecourse to hand out goodies and 30% off vouchers for travel on its services.

Virgin Trains urges customers to think ahead this August bank holiday during London Euston closure

Virgin Trains urges customers to think ahead this August bank holiday during London Euston closure

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2017 09:00 BST

Virgin Trains is advising customers wishing to travel over the August Bank Holiday via its east coast and west coast routes to plan their journeys and reserve seats in advance.

Grab a bargain with half a million discounted tickets on Virgin Trains
Virgin Azuma debuts in Scotland on east coast test run
It’s better by train this summer as Virgin Trains slashes 50% off family travel
US Ambassador opens First World War Exhibition outside Newcastle station

US Ambassador opens First World War Exhibition outside Newcastle station

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2017 13:28 BST

Virgin Trains welcomed the US Ambassador to the UK to Newcastle where he launched an exhibition of photographs from the battlefields of World War One.

Virgin Trains helping to transform Doncaster station entrance

Virgin Trains helping to transform Doncaster station entrance

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 11:26 BST

Virgin Trains is supporting plans to transform the forecourt of Doncaster station into an attractive pedestrianised area. It plans to create a glazed canopy to provide shelter for customers accessing a new taxi rank and drop off which will complement a new partially grassed area outside of the station.