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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 lays on a special surprise for young railway fan Edan

Virgin Trains lays on a special surprise for young railway fan Edan

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2019 08:00 GMT

A young train enthusiast was given a special surprise by Virgin Trains staff after his father penned an open letter to Sir Richard Branson about his son’s love for the railway operator.

WWII veteran receives surprise for Remembrance trip

WWII veteran receives surprise for Remembrance trip

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2019 09:59 GMT

A 101-year-old Second World War veteran received a hero’s welcome from railway workers, Virgin Trains staff and military personnel at Preston station as he made the trip to London for the Festival of Remembrance.

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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Raffle at Stockport Station to raise funds for homeless dogs’ charity

Raffle at Stockport Station to raise funds for homeless dogs’ charity

News   •   Jul 31, 2019 16:00 BST

A stay at an exclusive resort in Switzerland, signed football shirts and a pair of First-Class tickets on Virgin Trains, are just some of the prizes to be won in a raffle being held at Stockport station in aid of a charity for homeless dogs.

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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' Guide to the “MarmaLake” District

Virgin Trains has created a unique guide to the “MarmaLake” District to celebrate the World’s Original Marmalade Festival & Awards, which take place in Penrith this weekend.

Virgin Trains celebrates 20 years on the tracks

Virgin Trains celebrates its 20th birthday on the West Coast route.