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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 uniforms put to good use for the homeless

Virgin Trains uniforms put to good use for the homeless

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 09:00 BST

Virgin Trains are to donate blankets, scarves and dog coats which have been made from old staff uniforms to the homeless. Garments which were originally coats, shell jackets, shirts, trousers and suits worn by Virgin Trains’ frontline have been given a new lease of life and will be distributed to those living on the streets in time for the winter months.

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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.

Russians pinch Virgin Trains’ toilet humour for Winter Olympics!

Russians pinch Virgin Trains’ toilet humour for Winter Olympics!

News   •   Feb 20, 2014 10:42 GMT

Signs developed by Virgin Trains for our fleet of trains have been spotted at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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BE BOUND FOR GLORY!

BE BOUND FOR GLORY!

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BE BOUND FOR GLORY

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Virgin Trains' Guide to the “MarmaLake” District

Virgin Trains has created a unique guide to the “MarmaLake” District to celebrate the World’s Original Marmalade Festival & Awards, which take place in Penrith this weekend.

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 - Fact Sheet - Weather

Virgin Trains - Fact Sheet - Weather

Documents   •   Oct 20, 2015 09:32 BST

All you need to know about how weather can impact on the railway and our services.