Press Releases

Inspirational quotes on station platforms prove a hit with passengers

Inspirational quotes on station platforms prove a hit with passengers

Nov 13, 2018 11:44 GMT
​A Virgin Trains employee has been motivating passengers at Crewe Station with a select...

Virgin Trains scraps Friday afternoon peak restrictions

Virgin Trains scraps Friday afternoon peak restrictions

Nov 01, 2018 13:15 GMT
Following a three month trial, Virgin Trains has permanently lifted Friday afternoon re...

Virgin Trains helps to fight homelessness with ‘life changing’ coffee from Change Please

Virgin Trains helps to fight homelessness with ‘life changing’ coffee from Change Please

Oct 23, 2018 00:01 BST
Virgin Trains has introduced ethically-sourced, award-winning coffee onboard from Chang...

Investment in bodycams by Virgin Trains sees staff assaults drop by more than half

Investment in bodycams by Virgin Trains sees staff assaults drop by more than half

Oct 17, 2018 00:05 BST
Virgin Trains has become the first UK train operator to provide body worn cameras to co...

​Virgin Trains marks 60 years of Blue Peter with train naming

​Virgin Trains marks 60 years of Blue Peter with train naming

Oct 16, 2018 16:29 BST
Former Blue Peter presenters including Peter Purves, Konnie Huq, Janet Ellis, Liz Slate...

New café bar opens at Virgin Trains’ Stoke Station

New café bar opens at Virgin Trains’ Stoke Station

Oct 11, 2018 16:18 BST
Virgin Trains has partnered with Titanic Brewery to open a new cafe bar at Stoke-on-Tre...

War widow discovers long-lost grave of war hero grandfather after chance encounter on Virgin Trains service

War widow discovers long-lost grave of war hero grandfather after chance encounter on Virgin Trains service

Oct 02, 2018 16:45 BST
FOR Rita Armin, the whereabouts of her Grandfather’s grave after he died fighting in Wo...

Youngster helps Virgin Trains mark the last weekend of Manchester's Bee in the City

Youngster helps Virgin Trains mark the last weekend of Manchester's Bee in the City

Sep 21, 2018 14:49 BST
Virgin Trains helps to bring youngsters design to life, to mark the last weekend of Man...

Bear Grylls unveils new name at Virgin Trains 'Bearmingham International' station

Bear Grylls unveils new name at Virgin Trains 'Bearmingham International' station

Sep 03, 2018 12:15 BST
Birmingham International Train Station officially renamed in partnership with Virgin Tr...

Virgin Trains invites railway fan to ride with pride to Manchester

Virgin Trains invites railway fan to ride with pride to Manchester

Aug 24, 2018 15:35 BST
Virgin Trains has invited a railway fan making his first visit to Manchester Pride on b...