Press Releases

Virgin Trains comes to the rescue of missing teddies!

Jul 18, 2014 11:49 BST Virgin Trains • Virgin Trains becomes first travel operator to introduce a teddy tracker • Virgin Trains pledges to return all lost toys left on board their trains • Idea inspired by mother’s plea to Richard Branson to find 7-year-old’s missing teddy, Rufus

Jul 18, 2014 08:13 BST Virgin Trains Explorer Matthew Flinders, the man who gave Australia its name, is to be commemorated with a life-size statue in London. The work will be unveiled by HRH the Duke of Cambridge at Australia House, before being installed at its permanent home in Euston Station, where it is believed he was buried.

Commonwealth Dance Groups on the right track with Virgin Trains

Jul 10, 2014 12:30 BST Virgin Trains Glasgow Central Station’s main concourse came alive with creativity when seven youth dance groups from across the world met for the first time on their way to the YDance Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival. The groups travelled from London free of charge, courtesy of Festival sponsors, Virgin Trains.

Customers choose Carlisle as Virgin’s best

Jul 03, 2014 18:08 BST Virgin Trains Carlisle was the big winner at the annual Virgin Trains' Feel Good Awards ceremeony on 26 June 2014, when excellence in staff across various ‘V Good’ categories was recognised. Carlisle Station won V Good station and Onboard Customer Service Assistant, Anabela Ferreira won V Good service.

Expo gets on board with Diversified

Jul 02, 2014 11:24 BST Diversified Communications UK Diversified Communications UK is delighted to announce the acquisition of Expo Management for an undisclosed sum. Expo Management organise three market leading events – the biennial Euro Bus Expo exhibition, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland, which all take place at the NEC, Birmingham.

New bus service links Staffordshire residents to the rail network

Jul 01, 2014 15:52 BST London Midland A new more frequent bus service will be introduced today, which links passengers in Wedgwood, Barlaston and Stone to the local rail network.

London Midland announces travel plans for August closures

Jun 30, 2014 16:27 BST London Midland London Midland has finalised details of the alternative travel arrangements that will be in place for customers travelling between Milton Keynes and London during the three weekend closures in August.

One week to go until the railway between Redditch and Barnt Green closes

Jun 30, 2014 16:01 BST London Midland With just one week to go, London Midland is reminding passengers that the railway between Barnt Green and Redditch will close for eight weeks from Sunday 6 July to Sunday 31 August.

Life-saving initiative at Greater Manchester bus stations

Jun 25, 2014 15:48 BST Bury Council Lives could be saved in and around transport interchanges, thanks to new defibrillators at every staffed bus station across Greater Manchester - including Bury.

"A First Class facility for a first class city..."

Jun 25, 2014 14:53 BST Virgin Trains Glasgow’s council and business leaders have welcomed completion of Virgin Trains’ new First Class Lounge at Central Station.