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.
Press Releases • Nov 18, 2017 00:01 GMT
Press Releases • Nov 15, 2017 09:50 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Sep 01, 2017 10:30 BST
Virgin Trains sees record numbers travelling between Liverpool and London as journeys top 1.75m, up 11% year on year. For the first time, more people travel to Liverpool than London, the growth driven by improvements in customer service. Virgin Trains service crucial to the region says Liverpool Vision with a third more journeys made on the route compared to five years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Award-winning Chef James Martin meets Yorkshire food producers featuring on Virgin Trains’ new seasonal east coast menu
Press Releases • Jul 06, 2017 18:12 BST
Press Releases • Jun 26, 2017 14:00 BST
New station entrance, free high-speed wifi, additional retail spaces and bike hub form part of station refurbishment as passenger numbers hit new high
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.
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
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 15:58 BST
Families on the hunt for a good deal need look no further as Virgin Trains announces tens of thousands of cheap tickets on the west coast. The inexpensive fares are being sold for under £30 over May half term (from Saturday 27th May – Sunday 4th June inclusive).
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 10:00 BST
• Additional 115,000 seats available for £16 between Leeds and London on Saturdays
Press Releases • May 03, 2017 14:30 BST
Virgin Trains is strengthening services along the North Wales route (services to/from Holyhead) with double Voyager trains to increase capacity for customers, as part of its improvements to its timetable on the west coast.
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.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2017 14:15 BST
An extra train service from London King's Cross to Harrogate on Saturday will take cycling fans to the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire race. Virgin Trains is also sponsoring the annual Tour's pink King and Queen of the Mountains Classification jerseys for both the men and women's races.