Virgin Trains - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 26 January 2017 /
Virgin Trains has completed a £40 million refurbishment programme on its east coast fleet as part of a £140 million pledge to create a more personalised travel experience on the network.
Rail industry news / 1 November 2016 /
Virgin Trains has launched an in-station navigation app for customers on its east coast route – a global first for the rail industry.
Rail industry news / 28 September 2016 /
TXM Projects has confirmed the successful delivery and support to the recently refurbished Virgin Trains HST Fleet.
Rail industry news / 11 July 2016 /
Alstom is to carry out repainting work on Angel Trains owned Pendolino fleet operated by Virgin Trains on the West Coast Main Line.
Rail industry news / 7 June 2016 /
Virgin Trains has launched a complimentary on-board entertainment app which is streamed directly to passengers’ own devices.
Rail industry news / 12 May 2016 /
The ORR has approved Virgin Trains East Coast and FirstGroup application for new services travelling on the East Coast Main Line (ECML).
Rail industry news / 4 May 2016 /
A major overhaul of Virgin Trains’ Pendolino fleet which operates on the West Coast Main Line has been completed by Alstom at its purpose-built facility in Manchester.
Rail industry news / 28 April 2016 /
Virgin Trains and the RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) have worked together to create tactile station maps for visually impaired travellers on the east coast route between Berwick and Peterborough.
Rail industry news / 23 March 2016 /
Virgin Trains have introduced a new text messaging service that offers personalised, customer boarding information at London Euston station.
Rail industry news / 25 November 2015 /
Network Rail is to spend £14.7m on the refurbishment of Carlisle station.
Rail industry news / 24 November 2015 /
A £21 million fleet refurbishment programme has been announced by Virgin Trains East Coast as part of a £140 million investment package over eight years.
Rail industry news / 24 August 2015 /
Long-term improvements to the railway near Stafford will cause short-term changes to normal services from the close of service on 29 August…