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VIRGIN TRAINS SHAKES UP BIRMINGHAM WITH A GIANT SNOW GLOBE
MISTLETOE AND WHINE: BRITS AREN’T TOO CRACKERS ABOUT CHRISTMAS
Virgin Trains employee gears up for charity bike ride with a chain of fundraising events

Virgin Trains employee gears up for charity bike ride with a chain of fundraising events

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 10:00 GMT

A Virgin Trains employee at Carlisle is gearing up to take part in his first ever cycling challenge halfway across the world, whilst raising thousands of pounds for charity.

Virgin Trains Ticket to Write

Virgin Trains Ticket to Write

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2017 08:00 BST

Virgin Trains and the Birmingham Literature Festival hosts a flash fiction event with a difference. Guests treated to a First Class experience, travelling to Birmingham International before tucking into Virgin Trains' popular First Class menu, and then entertained acclaimed author Stuart Maconie who delivers a witty and evocative short story inspired by his recent trip on Virgin Trains.

Virgin Trains becomes setting for international chef competition
Virgin Trains creates a buzz at Penrith station with new bee garden

Virgin Trains creates a buzz at Penrith station with new bee garden

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2017 07:00 BST

A new garden at Penrith station, Cumbria has been created to welcome an entirely different type of local commuter, thanks to the work of Virgin Trains and 25 local gardeners.

New lick of paint for Virgin Trains’ Pendolino

New lick of paint for Virgin Trains’ Pendolino

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2017 09:11 BST

Virgin Trains' iconic Pendolino new look appears in service for the very first time. The refreshing design will be applied to all 56 trains in the fleet, the last due out of Widnes' Alstom facility in December 2019.

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.

​LIFE IS SHORT: THE AVERAGE BRIT HAS JUST 17 DAYS OF FREE TIME EACH YEAR
Virgin Trains welcomes ‘All The Stations’ couple on their railway journey

Virgin Trains welcomes ‘All The Stations’ couple on their railway journey

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2017 15:00 BST

Today Virgin Trains welcomed a couple at Carlisle, who are travelling to all railway stations in Britain for a project entitled ‘All The Stations’, which sees them visit 2,563 stations over 14 weeks.

​VIRGIN TRAINS ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR VILLAGE LIMITS STAGE AT FESTIVAL No. 6
Brits brace themselves for a summer of carmageddon
Virgin Trains ​Class 91 named to mark 40 years of High Speed Trains at Bounds Green

Virgin Trains ​Class 91 named to mark 40 years of High Speed Trains at Bounds Green

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 11:19 BST

Forty years of High Speed Trains at Virgin Trains' Bounds Green depot is commemorated with the naming of a Class 91 engine.

Upgrade with Virgin Trains’ First Class seat sale
Award-winning Chef James Martin meets Yorkshire food producers featuring on  Virgin Trains’ new seasonal east coast menu
Virgin Trains announces new joint integrated campaign

Virgin Trains announces new joint integrated campaign

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 09:00 BST

Virgin Trains today announces two new TVCs as part of an integrated campaign. The two new TV ads, which aired for the first time over the weekend, are part of a distinctive new campaign and approach that aims to drive customer appraisal and tackle alternative modes of transport head-on.

Virgin Trains helps bring 9-year-old Amelie’s menu to life

Virgin Trains helps bring 9-year-old Amelie’s menu to life

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2017 12:00 BST

Birmingham youngster is treated to a special day out in London after writing to Sir Richard Branson with suggestions for a new First Class Menu. The menu was brought to life by Virgin Trains and included the delights of a strawberry milkshake and crab surprise, a big favourite of Amelie's Mum who tucked in on their way down to the capital.

Virgin Trains’ “steam team” lays new foundations at world’s first commercial railway

Virgin Trains’ “steam team” lays new foundations at world’s first commercial railway

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2017 10:29 BST

Virgin Trains' "steam team" have volunteered to work as "navvies" on the world's first commercial railway. The volunteers took time out of the day job of helping Virgin Trains revolutionise train travel to drive steam trains and work trackside and in the train shed at Middleton Railway in Leeds.

Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2017 11:30 BST

An historic 1977 line-up of trains at York Station has been re-created to mark the evolution of express rail travel on the East Coast main line ahead of the new Virgin Azuma (Class 800) coming into service in 2018

New alehouse set to be a ‘top-drawer’ attraction for Doncaster customers

New alehouse set to be a ‘top-drawer’ attraction for Doncaster customers

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2017 13:12 BST

A new alehouse which has opened at Doncaster station hopes to draw on local history and heritage. The Draughtsman has seen the renovation of an old buffet room into a fantastic new facility for customers.