More trains for Virgin London Marathon supporters

Virgin Trains will run an additional early bird service on race day to help bring hundreds of supporters to London for one of the world’s most exciting and atmospheric sporting events.

On Sunday 17 April an extra early morning train will leave Wolverhampton at 0600 arriving in London Euston at 0817 – plenty of time for fans to make their way to their chosen spot en route to cheer on friends, colleagues and family.

The train will also stop at: Birmingham New Street (0620) Birmingham International (0630) Coventry (0642) Rugby (0654) Milton Keynes (0729).

An early morning train will leave Liverpool Lime St at 0550 arriving in London Euston at 0851. The train will also stop at: Runcorn (0609) Crewe (0630) Stafford (0649) Rugby (0729) Milton Keynes (0803).

Another will leave Manchester Piccadilly at 0533, arriving in London Euston at 0826. The train will also stop at: Stockport (0544) Wilmslow (0551) Crewe (0612) Stafford (0631) Rugby (0706) Milton Keynes Central (0741).

Helen Fisher, Virgin Trains Information Manager (Birmingham), is running the marathon for children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

She explains what good support on race-day means to her: “It is said that you run the first 20 miles yourself and the crowd gets you through the last six miles. The fact that Virgin Trains is playing its part in getting supporters up to London is very much appreciated.”

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