Virgin Trains

Celebrity support helps Virgin petition hit 50,000

Celebrities including Jamie Oliver and Lord Sugar have come out in support of Virgin Trains, urging the Government to reconsider Virgin Trains bid for the West Coast franchise. The e-petition is now 30,000 signatures away from being considered for debate...

Boost for FirstGroup shares amid West Coast speculation

FirstGroup's shares have been given a boost ahead of industry speculation that the company is to be awarded the West Coast franchise. FirstGroup Plc has experienced its biggest monthly advance in three years as the company waits to hear whether...

Virgin’s reaction to East Coast Main Line Pendolino proposal

Virgin Trains says it has no knowledge of plans to operate a Pendolino along the East Coast Main Line. The train operator, which is seeking an extension to its West Coast franchise, says that it plans to run the first...