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Virgin Trains introduces JAM card for customers with communications barriers

Virgin Trains introduces JAM card for customers with communications barriers

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 16:13 GMT

Virgin Trains has become the first travel company outside of Northern Ireland to introduce a ground-breaking initiative for people with communication barriers. Standing for “Just a Minute”, anyone with a JAM card can present it to Virgin Trains staff to let them know they have a communication barrier which could be a result of number of factors including autism or a learning difficulty.

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.

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.

Virgin Trains offers first vegan-friendly train menu in UK

Virgin Trains offers first vegan-friendly train menu in UK

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 10:53 GMT

​Virgin Trains has been praised by campaigners after becoming the UK’s first train operator to offer a full vegan menu for all its customers on all services.

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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.

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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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.