Transport See all public content for the subject
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.
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.
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".
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.
News • Dec 14, 2015 13:14 GMT
Virgin Train’s has today (14 December) launched a new week day service between Hull and Doncaster. From today, customers in Hull, Brough, and Selby will be able to travel on a new service to Doncaster, with onward connections to Newark North Gate, Grantham, Peterborough, Stevenage and London King’s Cross.
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!
News • Dec 23, 2013 09:41 GMT
Fares for travel on Virgin Trains on and from 2 January 2014 will increase by an average of 3.3%. The prices for our cheapest tickets are being frozen at 2013 prices, specifically the two lead-in Standard Advance fares and the first lead-in First Advance fare.
News • Oct 04, 2013 11:21 BST
The September edition of The Red Letter contains items on meeting demand on the West Coast, a new initiative which sees 12 people combining working with Virgin Trains with studying for a business studies degree, and Virgin Trains' work with Network Rail and Samaritans to prevent suicide.