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Investment in bodycams by Virgin Trains sees staff assaults drop by more than half

Investment in bodycams by Virgin Trains sees staff assaults drop by more than half

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2018 00:05 BST

Virgin Trains has become the first UK train operator to provide body worn cameras to cover all its frontline people, resulting in assaults on staff falling by more than half.

​Virgin Trains marks 60 years of Blue Peter with train naming

​Virgin Trains marks 60 years of Blue Peter with train naming

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 16:29 BST

Former Blue Peter presenters including Peter Purves, Konnie Huq, Janet Ellis, Liz Slater and Richard Bacon jump onboard the newly named Virgin Train 'Blue Peter' as they head up to Manchester to celebrate 60 years of the world's longest running TV shows.

New café bar opens at Virgin Trains’ Stoke Station

New café bar opens at Virgin Trains’ Stoke Station

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 16:18 BST

Virgin Trains has partnered with Titanic Brewery to open a new cafe bar at Stoke-on-Trent station. The new facility, which is open from early until late, offers a wide range of drinks and refreshments and is part of Virgin Trains' commitment to challenge traditional views around station management, bringing a new life the community and a boost for the local economy.

All aboard! ‘The Rookies’ are rolling into stations this holiday

All aboard! ‘The Rookies’ are rolling into stations this holiday

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2018 11:17 BST

Virgin Trains launches its Rookies Academy in time for half term, giving the biggest (little) train fans the chance to go behind the scenes of the railway

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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 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