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Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2017 08:14 BST

Today, enthusiasts and history buffs were treated to a world first as four generations of trains representing the past, present and future of passenger rail travel ran side by side, in the same direction on the East Coast main line.

Virgin Trains adds extra service for Wembley–bound South Shields FC fans

Virgin Trains adds extra service for Wembley–bound South Shields FC fans

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2017 13:09 BST

An extra service has been provided by Virgin Trains to take South Shields Football Club fans to London when they play at Wembley for the first time next month. The table- topping Mariners will take on Cleethorpes Town in The Buildbase FA Vase, ahead of York City FC's Buildbase FA Trophy final against Macclesfield Town on Sunday 21 May.

Virgin Trains partners with International Indian Chef of the Year Competition

Virgin Trains partners with International Indian Chef of the Year Competition

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 09:00 BST

Final judging event to take place on King’s Cross to York service

Virgin Trains announces full timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast
Virgin Trains promises near normal timetable during RMT strike action on the east coast
Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2017 09:00 BST

Further details about the once in a lifetime event taking place on Yorkshire’s railways later this month have been confirmed, with the historic occasion to begin at 06.00 on Sunday 23 April near the North Yorkshire village of Tollerton.

Virgin Trains announces new charity partnership with Rethink Mental Illness
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 Refreshes Onboard Retail Offering

Virgin Trains Refreshes Onboard Retail Offering

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 09:00 BST

Love Corn, Pip Organic and Virgin Wines are just some of the 25 new products available

Charity rail tour raises over £50,000 for Railway Children

Charity rail tour raises over £50,000 for Railway Children

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 09:52 GMT

An 18 hour rail tour to commemorate 40 years of the High Speed Train has raised more than £50,000 for the Railway Children charity.