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Virgin Trains offers first Vegan Society-registered wrap

Virgin Trains offers first Vegan Society-registered wrap

Press Releases   •   Feb 11, 2019 00:01 GMT

​Virgin Trains has launched a new wrap approved by the Vegan Society after forming a partnership with the charity to provide more plant-based food.

War widow finally visits grandfather’s WWI grave more than a century after he went missing

War widow finally visits grandfather’s WWI grave more than a century after he went missing

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 08:40 GMT

Family make emotional to Northern France courtesy of Virgin Trains and Eurostar to visit to long-lost grave of war hero grandfather Private Thomas Bryan, the first family visit in a century after a chance encounter with Virgin Trains employee and amateur historian Wayne McDonald that helped solve family mystery

Study finds criminal record tick box failing employers and job applicants

Study finds criminal record tick box failing employers and job applicants

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2019 09:12 GMT

Criminal record declarations often do little to accurately predict the risk of re-offending among potential recruits, new research has found. But asking people to declare convictions upfront may put people off applying for jobs whilst offering employers a false sense of security.

Toilet humour no fun for Virgin Trains’ customers

Toilet humour no fun for Virgin Trains’ customers

Press Releases   •   Dec 31, 2018 00:30 GMT

Virgin Trains is urging customers to follow the 3Ps of flushing after a lady’s bra was found to be the latest cause of a blocked toilet onboard one of its Pendolino trains.

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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 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.