Press Releases

International Railway Summit 2015 enjoys great success

Mar 05, 2015 08:00 GMT International Railway Summit 2015 ​International Railway Summit 2015, a unique three-day event bringing together rail operators, national governments, rolling stock manufacturers and suppliers of products and services, concluded in Barcelona on 20 February after a full and fruitful timetable of discussion, debate, and opportunities to network, to learn and to negotiate.

Virgin Trains East Coast launches Customers and Communities Fund

Mar 02, 2015 12:34 GMT Virgin Trains East Coast Customers and communities can bid for share of £3m Fund is in addition to £140m of investments already committed Additional catering commitments with new menus Virgin Trains East Coast begins full operations on new eight-year franchise

Virgin Trains wins Apprenticeship Development Scheme at 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards

Mar 02, 2015 11:06 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has been selected from 200 entries to receive the Apprenticeship Development Scheme award at the 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards. The judging panel, made up of experts from across the Rail industry, was impressed with how Virgin Trains is developing apprentices through the RedTrack programme.

Business is GREAT with Virgin Trains

Feb 26, 2015 13:00 GMT Virgin Trains • Virgin Trains pledges its commitment to UK SMEs through: o Partnerships with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and Funding Circle o Working with Business is GREAT o Making The Access Pledge developed by Business in the Community (BITC) • Vince Cable greets “Virgin Ambassador” train at London Euston

​Easier to use train information from London Midland

Feb 26, 2015 12:06 GMT London Midland London Midland has made it even easier to get train information. The train company has upgraded its award-winning app to help rail users on the go. The London Midland app allows you to check train times, buy tickets and save your most used journeys. It even lets you claim compensation if you are delayed just by tapping the screen. The app is available for both Apple and android phones.

Virgin Trains Moo-ving to Local Fresh Milk Supply

Feb 23, 2015 09:55 GMT Virgin Trains • Virgin Trains invests in local dairy farmers • UK-wide farms will provide over half a million pints of fresh milk a year to trains on the West Coast Mainline • Average distance between farm and train depot of just 16 miles

Euston closure this weekend postponed

Feb 13, 2015 15:02 GMT London Midland ​London Midland would like to remind passengers that it will be running a normal train service into and out of London Euston this weekend.

New Virgin Trains timetable in place for postponed Watford Blockade weekends

Feb 09, 2015 09:22 GMT Virgin Trains • Many services reinstated for weekends of 14th/15th and 21st/22nd February • Customers should check before they travel

Feb 06, 2015 00:01 GMT Virgin Trains As Festival No.6 reveals that Grace Jones and Belle & Sebastian will be headlining this year, fans of the line-up can now take the opportunity to book their trains tickets at the same time as their festival tickets - thanks to Virgin Trains, the official travel partner of Festival No.6 for 2015.

London Midland will run trains to help with landslide aftermath

Feb 05, 2015 12:00 GMT London Midland London Midland will now be running trains on the main line from London Euston over the weekends of February 14 to16 and 21 to 23. Engineering works for the Watford area would have meant that both lines between London and the West Midlands would have been blocked following a landslide south of Leamington Spa last Saturday (January 31st).The engineering work at Watford has been called off.