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Virgin Trains says ‘Thank You’ as last train set to depart

Virgin Trains says ‘Thank You’ as last train set to depart

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2019 10:00 GMT

Charities set to benefit as Virgin Trains waves goodbye to West Coast mainline. Rail enthusiasts and Virgin Trains employees bid for much sought after railway memorabilia, with train nameplate sales in excess of £130,000 to be donated to good causes

Virgin Trains becomes first train operator to trial onboard 5G Wi-Fi

Virgin Trains becomes first train operator to trial onboard 5G Wi-Fi

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 07:40 GMT

Virgin Trains has taken a step closer towards offering rail customers across the UK unrivalled onboard broadband speeds by trialling 5G connectivity on the West Coast Mainline.

Virgin Trains waves goodbye to the West Coast Mainline with all-star music video

Virgin Trains waves goodbye to the West Coast Mainline with all-star music video

Press releases   •   Nov 21, 2019 00:01 GMT

Virgin Trains has launched a tongue-in-cheek music video featuring founder Sir Richard Branson, celebrities from across two decades and a host of staff to wave goodbye to the West Coast Mainline, and celebrate its achievements as the UK’s longest running rail franchise.

Virgin Trains uniforms put to good use for the homeless

Virgin Trains uniforms put to good use for the homeless

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 09:00 BST

Virgin Trains are to donate blankets, scarves and dog coats which have been made from old staff uniforms to the homeless. Garments which were originally coats, shell jackets, shirts, trousers and suits worn by Virgin Trains’ frontline have been given a new lease of life and will be distributed to those living on the streets in time for the winter months.

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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.

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Virgin Trains launches world’s first onboard mindfulness channel

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Reimagining The Railway

Reimagining The Railway

Documents   •   Apr 29, 2019 13:06 BST

Virgin Trains’ submission to the Government's Williams Rail Review

Transformation of the West Coast Mainline

Transformation of the West Coast Mainline

Documents   •   Apr 29, 2019 13:01 BST

Report by the Campaign for Better Transport on how rail investment is benefitting people, the environment and the economy.

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.