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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 runs majority of services today during unwarranted union   strike action on the west coast
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.

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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".

SCOTTISH TRANSPORT MINISTER LAUNCHES VIRGIN TRAINS' STIRLING-LONDON SERVICE

SCOTTISH TRANSPORT MINISTER LAUNCHES VIRGIN TRAINS' STIRLING-LONDON SERVICE

News   •   Dec 14, 2015 13:55 GMT

A new Virgin Trains service connecting Stirling and Falkirk to London has been launched by Scotland’s Transport Minister. Derek Mackay was joined by Stirling Council Leader Johanna Boyd to see off the inaugural 5.26am departure and welcomed the role it will play in supporting Scotland’s economy.

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Virgin Trains becomes setting for international chef competition

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Virgin Trains staff show off the new body-neutral uniform range for every gender, size and shape across both the East and West Coast

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel compa...

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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 west coast fact sheet

Virgin Trains west coast fact sheet

Documents   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:28 BST

Fun facts about the west coast franchise

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.

VIRGIN TRAINS EAST COAST RED REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2015

A full downloadable copy of Virgin Trains East Coast's Red Report for the six months to 1 September 2015