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Virgin Trains runs majority of services today during unwarranted union   strike action on the west coast
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 confirms it will run majority of services during unwarranted union strike action on the west coast
Picture Paw-fect! All change as Jake the trainspotting dog models new Virgin Trains uniform
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.

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.

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 completes £2m refurbishment of Preston station to cater for record passenger numbers

Virgin Trains completes £2m refurbishment of Preston station to cater for record passenger numbers

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

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Over 80,000* bargain Virgin Trains tickets available for May half term

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).

Virgin Trains delivers extra seats on its North Wales route

Virgin Trains delivers extra seats on its North Wales route

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.

Virgin Trains Offering Half Price Priority Fares to Festival No.6 Goers

Virgin Trains Offering Half Price Priority Fares to Festival No.6 Goers

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:20 BST

Virgin Trains has created exclusive Festival No.6 Priority Fares set to go live on 25 April with prices starting from £10. It is offering up to 50% off train travel and is adapting its current timetable to accommodate festival goers, with more direct services from London Euston to Bangor.

Record numbers take the train to Cumbria, according to Virgin Trains

Record numbers take the train to Cumbria, according to Virgin Trains

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 09:00 BST

New figures from Virgin Trains show that over half a million journeys (517,000) have been taken on trains between London and Cumbria in the last 12 months (1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017).

INK-REDIBLE: Virgin Trains launches world’s first ticket tattoo

INK-REDIBLE: Virgin Trains launches world’s first ticket tattoo

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2017 00:01 BST

Train operator develops revolutionary Tick-InkTM technology to offer ticket tatts for travellers.

Virgin Trains welcomes visitors to the MarmaLake District

Virgin Trains welcomes visitors to the MarmaLake District

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2017 00:00 GMT

This weekend Virgin Trains is giving Penrith station an orange twist, as the Cumbrian town hosts the twelfth Dalemain Marmalade Festival and Awards.

Loved-up Virgin Trains helps customer pop the question with a sweet serenade

Loved-up Virgin Trains helps customer pop the question with a sweet serenade

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 17:30 GMT

Today Virgin Trains helped to make Valentine’s Day extra special for a customer proposing to his girlfriend at Warrington Bank Quay station.

Virgin Trains brings First Class experience to Preston North End fans

Virgin Trains brings First Class experience to Preston North End fans

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2016 12:00 GMT

Virgin Trains has created two exclusive seats to upgrade Preston North End fans to a First Class experience for every home game at Deepdale stadium.

Worst Christmas presents (and givers) revealed

Worst Christmas presents (and givers) revealed

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2016 10:12 GMT

When it comes to Christmas not all presents are welcome as Brits reveal that bad perfume (16 per cent) and socks (21 per cent) top the list of gifts they’d rather not receive, according to research* by Virgin Trains as part of its annual Christmas Train to spread festive cheer.

Virgin Trains opens new Bike Hub at Preston station

Virgin Trains opens new Bike Hub at Preston station

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 14:00 GMT

Today Virgin Trains officially opened its new Bike Hub at Preston station, transforming the facilities for cyclists at the station.

Virgin trains made from 2,000 presents given away to Christmas travellers

Virgin trains made from 2,000 presents given away to Christmas travellers

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 09:57 GMT

Festive travellers will be presented with the largest ever replica train made entirely from presents, in Virgin Trains’ now traditional annual bid to spread Christmas cheer.

Animal-loving Brits put pets before plans at Christmas as  kennel costs, airfares and separation anxiety thwart yuletide travel

Animal-loving Brits put pets before plans at Christmas as kennel costs, airfares and separation anxiety thwart yuletide travel

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 08:30 GMT

Nearly half of UK pet owners have sacrificed or changed their plans for the sake of their pet Cost of flying with pets from London to Scotland can reach almost £1,500* Over half of pet owners (59 per cent) admit to avoiding travel to prevent separation anxiety Owners hit with £100-plus per week bill to leave their pets behind