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Virgin Trains becomes first train operator to trial onboard 5G Wi-Fi

Virgin Trains becomes first train operator to trial onboard 5G Wi-Fi

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 07:40 GMT

Virgin Trains has taken a step closer towards offering rail customers across the UK unrivalled onboard broadband speeds by trialling 5G connectivity on the West Coast Mainline.

Virgin Trains waves goodbye to the West Coast Mainline with all-star music video

Virgin Trains waves goodbye to the West Coast Mainline with all-star music video

Press releases   •   Nov 21, 2019 00:01 GMT

Virgin Trains has launched a tongue-in-cheek music video featuring founder Sir Richard Branson, celebrities from across two decades and a host of staff to wave goodbye to the West Coast Mainline, and celebrate its achievements as the UK’s longest running rail franchise.

New record set by Virgin Trains as passengers opt for rail over air

New record set by Virgin Trains as passengers opt for rail over air

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2019 08:26 GMT

The number of people opting to travel on Virgin Trains’ Anglo-Scottish services instead of flying has reached record levels, contributing to a drop in carbon emissions. In the 12 months to July 2019, 29% of passengers chose to travel with Virgin Trains as opposed to flying between Glasgow and London, the UK’s second-busiest domestic air route.

Virgin Trains to roll out more body worn cameras

Virgin Trains to roll out more body worn cameras

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 08:30 BST

Virgin Trains are rolling out more body worn cameras for station staff and on-board teams to use after successfully introducing the scheme last year. After becoming the first UK train operator to provide the cameras to cover all its frontline teams, the train operator is equipping a further 250 of its people with cameras bringing the total to over 500.

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Virgin price-guarantee app to cut £1bn from rail fares

Virgin price-guarantee app to cut £1bn from rail fares

News   •   May 31, 2019 08:00 BST

Rail passengers will save around a billion pounds in fares thanks to a price-guarantee app being developed by Virgin Trains.

Virgin Trains accelerates journeys with eight-minute London-Scotland film

Virgin Trains accelerates journeys with eight-minute London-Scotland film

News   •   Aug 02, 2017 08:51 BST

Virgin Trains is inviting customers to experience travel between Scotland and London in just eight minutes. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the intercity operator has released speeded-up footage showing the incredible sights viewed from the drivers’ cab on some of its most scenic routes.

More than 15,000 apply for Virgin Trains Azuma driver jobs

More than 15,000 apply for Virgin Trains Azuma driver jobs

News   •   Oct 19, 2016 10:43 BST

More than 15,000 candidates have applied to drive Virgin Trains’ revolutionary new Azuma trains following the biggest recruitment drive on the east coast route since the 1980s.

NOTIFICATION: Changes to Virgin Trains Media Centre

NOTIFICATION: Changes to Virgin Trains Media Centre

News   •   Mar 21, 2016 17:00 GMT

From Tuesday 22 March, the Media Centre for Virgin Trains on the east and west coasts will be merged. The URL for the new combined media centre is https://www.virgintrains.co.uk/about/media-room/. To receive automatic news updates, please click on "Follow Virgin Trains".

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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Old meets new as Virgin Trains joins Flying Scotsman’s return to East Coast Main Line

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Railway history is being made today (Thursday February 25, 2016) as Flying Scotsman officially returns to the East Coast Main Line to lau...

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Virgin Trains celebrates 20 years on the tracks

Virgin Trains celebrates its 20th birthday on the West Coast route.

Virgin Trains celebrates 20 years on the tracks

Virgin Trains celebrates its 20th birthday on the West Coast route.