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 Virgin Trains carries more Christmas shoppers to Glasgow

Virgin Trains carries more Christmas shoppers to Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2018 07:34 GMT

THOUSANDS more shoppers are crossing the border with Virgin Trains to enjoy Glasgow’s Christmas attractions, new figures show. The number of people taking advantage of reduced day return fares from the North of England in the run up to the festive period has grown by more than a quarter in just three years.

Inspirational quotes on station platforms prove a hit with passengers

Inspirational quotes on station platforms prove a hit with passengers

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2018 11:44 GMT

​A Virgin Trains employee has been motivating passengers at Crewe Station with a selection of self- penned motivational messages.

Virgin Trains scraps Friday afternoon peak restrictions

Virgin Trains scraps Friday afternoon peak restrictions

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 13:15 GMT

Following a three month trial, Virgin Trains has permanently lifted Friday afternoon restrictions from London Euston. Customers will see savings of more than £100 on walk-up fares to destinations on Virgin Trains route, whilst congestion of key evening services have been dramatically reduced as customers take advantage of travelling earlier in the day.

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

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2018 00:01 BST

Virgin Trains has introduced ethically-sourced, award-winning coffee onboard from Change Please, which helps fight homelessness in UK. In addition, to change habits and help reduce waste, customers with reusable cups will receive a discount when purchasing a hot drink onboard a Virgin Trains service.

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Virgin Trains accelerates journeys with eight-minute London-Scotland film

Virgin Trains accelerates journeys with eight-minute London-Scotland film

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.

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.

NOTIFICATION: Changes to Virgin Trains Media Centre

NOTIFICATION: Changes to Virgin Trains Media Centre

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".

SCOTTISH TRANSPORT MINISTER LAUNCHES VIRGIN TRAINS' STIRLING-LONDON SERVICE

SCOTTISH TRANSPORT MINISTER LAUNCHES VIRGIN TRAINS' STIRLING-LONDON SERVICE

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.

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel compa...

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Old meets new as Virgin Trains joins Flying Scotsman’s return to East Coast Main Line

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Railway history is being made today (Thursday February 25, 2016) as Flying Scotsman officially returns to the East Coast Main Line to lau...

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Virgin Trains west coast fact sheet

Virgin Trains west coast fact sheet

Documents   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:28 BST

Fun facts about the west coast franchise

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.

VIRGIN TRAINS EAST COAST RED REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2015

A full downloadable copy of Virgin Trains East Coast's Red Report for the six months to 1 September 2015