Subjects: Train, Line traffic
Virgin Trains to roll out more body worn cameras
Virgin Trains are rolling out more body worn cameras for station staff and on-board teams to use after successfully introducing the scheme last year. After becoming the first UK train operator to provide the cameras to cover all its frontline teams, the train operator is equipping a further 250 of its people with cameras bringing the total to over 500.
Over One Million Seats Up For Grabs in the Virgin Trains West Coast Summer Seat Sale
One million discounted seats on offer with Virgin Trains on the west coastUp to 50% off selected First and Standard Class advanced faresCheapest tickets starting from only £4 in the six-day seat saleTickets sold exclusively on virgintrains.comVirgin Trains’ much-anticipated annual Summer Seat Sale is set to delight customers up and down the country this July, with tickets starting from just £4.
Lucky Christmas travellers to arrive in style aboard Virgin Trains’ Traindeer
• Over 100k commuters journey to loved ones on last Friday before Christmas • Over 50k of these will run through London Euston • Traindeer welcomed by Virgin Trains customers up and down the country
Virgin Trains recruits Paranormal Consultant to satisfy spooked staff
In a move never made before, Virgin Trains has employed a Paranormal Consultant to man the halls of the most haunted railway station in the country, Carlisle Station, during the Halloween period.
Pop-up shops to take over local station
Community businesses in Warwickshire are invited to join the increasingly popular ‘Station’s Pop-up shop’ initiative, the brainchild of Nicola Griffiths, Pop-Up Business Manager at Virgin Trains. The event will take place at Rugby station from Friday 24 October until Monday 27 October.
Virgin Trains one of UK’s most trusted rail operators
Virgin Trains has welcomed independent research showing it to be one of the most trusted rail operators in the UK.
Attention all passengers: Virgin Trains now gives you Nectar points every time you travel
Virgin Trains has teamed up with Nectar, the UK’s largest loyalty programme to announce an exciting new partnership giving customers the opportunity to collect Nectar points when booking tickets online at virgintrains.com from 12 August 2014. Virgin Trains customers will receive 2 Nectar points for every £1 spent on tickets purchased on the Virgin Trains website.
Preston North End Agrees Virgin Trains Partnership
Preston North End are delighted to announce they have signed a deal with Virgin Trains, that will see the travel operator become the Club’s official shirt sponsor and travel partner.
Children go free over the summer holiday
Children travelling from Milton Keynes to London for fun-filled family days out will be offered free travel over the summer holiday.
A Taste of North Wales at 125 mph
Local producers from Anglesey will be offering tasting session to train passengers on 31 July.
Virgin Trains appoints Hope&Glory for consumer PR remit
Virgin Trains has appointed Hope&Glory PR as its retained consumer agency following a competitive pitch process.
Go West for Festival No.6 with Virgin Trains
Experience a journey like no other… to a festival like no other with Virgin Trains, the Official Travel Partner of Festival No.6.
Best seats in the house...strictly for everyone
There is no better feeling than getting a cracking seat at a great price. A seat with a view, facing forward or backward. A seat just for you.
Passengers reminded to plan their journeys ahead of Watford railway upgrade
As part of an £81m project to upgrade the railway around Watford, Network Rail will be closing the West Coast main line between London Euston and Watford between Saturday 3 May and Monday 5 May which means passengers will need to use alternative routes to travel in and out of London.
1.9 million bargain tickets up for grabs in the “Seriously Seductive Seat Sale”
Ah, the feeling you get when you grab a great bargain. Be it a nice pair of shoes, a new summer outfit or even a discounted gadget, nothing puts you in the mood for fun like the sales.
Manchester crowned king of North West entrepreneurs
Student entrepreneurs from across the North West have been given a valuable opportunity to pitch to top marketing executives and agencies, thanks to Virgin Trains.
Carlisle passengers to benefit from better station access
Passengers using Carlisle station are benefitting from a £1.8 million investment to provide step-free access to platforms for the first time.
Preston Driver overcomes trials to triumph
Preston Driver, Tony Barrett, has won the ASLEF Learner of the Year Award 2014. The presentation took place at the annual ASLEF Union Learner Representative (ULR) Development Seminar which, this year, was held in Bristol. Tony was nominated for the award by his ULR, Preston Driver Paul Harnett, who put his name forward because of the learning journey he had been through.
Virgin Trains pop-up shops’ scheme is a hit
Virgin Trains’ customers travelling last week-end were delighted to discover a range of pop-up station shops as they waited for their trains.