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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...

Virgin offers 100% digital tickets for rail passengers

Virgin Trains has announced they are the first train operator to offer all its ticket types in digital format. They have added monthly and annual...

Virgin Trains teams up with Cherry Healey to launch Train Jotting

Virgin Trains is launching a competition, this summer, which encourages young people across the UK to get creative and re-imagine train travel by drawing...

Award winning play staged at Stockport station

At Stockport Station, a Virgin Trains employee is to perform an award-winning play as part of Greater Manchester Fringe. Geoff Baker, Customer Service Assistant for...

Virgin Trains helps removes barrier for vulnerable young adults

A group of nine adults and staff from Wishing Well were guests on a trip from Crewe to Rhyl with Virgin Trains. The party were...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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