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Jail for abusive man on Virgin Trains sevice

A father-of-two who threatened two female carers and a train manager and then went on to assault several police officers has been jailed for a year following a British Transport Police investigation.

Virgin Trains sets record as passengers choose rail over air

The number of people choosing to travel on Virgin Trains’ Anglo-Scottish services instead of flying has reached record levels, leading to a drop in carbon emissions.

FINAL REMINDER: New lifts to be installed at Watford Junction station

Passengers are receiving a final reminder from Network Rail about work starting next week to replace and overhaul all three lifts at Watford Junction station over the next few months.

MAJOR DISRUPTION – London Euston signalling fault causing major delays

The signalling equipment at London Euston has today had a fault, which is causing lots of trains to be delayed, cancelled or changed. Here is the latest travel news

Virgin Trains to roll out more body worn cameras

Virgin Trains has announced that it is rolling out more body-worn cameras for station staff and on-board teams to use.

Investigation into West Coast franchise award… not enough competition?

The Competition and Markets Authority has announced that it is investigating the award of the West Coast Mainline franchise. On the 14th August 2019, First...

Virgin uniforms heading for a useful life with the homeless

Virgin Trains has announced that they are to donate blankets, scarves and dog coats which have been made from old staff uniforms to homeless...

Rail fan becomes Virgins youngest train driver

Virgin Trains has announced that it has welcomed its youngest ever train driver to its driving school in Crewe to give a train fan...

Pendolino nameplates up for grabs, raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust

Almost four years after naming a Virgin Trains Pendolino in her son Stephen’s honour, Jane Sutton returned to Birmingham International to be presented with...

Virgin Trains play host to biggest Lego Hospital

Runcorn Station played host to The Big LEGO® Brick Hospital recently. Customers were given the chance to buy a brick for £1 and help...

RailAdvent – Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book Giveaway

This month, we are giving you the chance to win our review copy of the Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book by David Maidment, published by Pen & Sword.