Latest news:
News category: Virgin

173 results from all titles

Transit
Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Virgin Trains has claimed that the Department for Transport’s decision to turn down its request for a two-year West Coast franchise extension... continue
Transit
Rail News
The Department for Transport has drawn up contingency plans to lengthen the Pendolino fleet following the failure of its franchise extension... continue
Transit
Rail News
The railway is infamously said to cost two to three times as much today as under BR, while carrying around 50% more passengers. At a select committee... continue
Transit
Rail News
By Rhodri Clark
Improved rail services are retarding the rate of growth in air travel, the Civil Aviation Authority said last week. Virgin West Coast and Eurostar... continue
Transit
Rail News
Virgin Trains is hoping to gain agreement from Passenger Focus and the Department for Transport for new shoulder peak price rises to alleviate... continue
Transit
Rail News
The Department for Transport is due to unveil its long-awaited rolling stock strategy on January 31 in an industry briefing. With two weeks to go a... continue
Transit
Rail News
Virgin trains has released new figures which show that it is winning its battle with the airlines for market share on the London to Manchester... continue
Transit
Regular Feature
By James Dark
In the aftermath of Network Rail’s New Year engineering fiascos at Rugby, Liverpool Street and Glasgow, there has been no shortage of theories... continue
Transit
Other Columnist
Richard George
When I was a youth I knew all about brands - there was Cadbury’s chocolate, Fry’s Chocolate, Nestle’s Milky Bars, then came Galaxy... continue
Transit
Business Comment
The failure of Virgin’s talks with the Department for Transport over lengthening the Pendolino fleet and extending the franchise is, in some... continue
Transit
Business Monitor
VIRGIN Rail Group Holdings, the joint venture between Sir Richard Branson’s group and Stagecoach Group, returned to profit during the year to... continue
Transit
News Extra
“We have got to start planning now.” The message from conference chairman Chris Green couldn’t have been clearer. He had barely... continue
Transit
Business Comment Lead Story
The reasons for the DfT’s reluctance to agree a franchise extension with Virgin have been made very clear by new information obtained by... continue
Transit
Rail News
The West Coast Main Line upgrade will not be finished this year without huge unscheduled disruption to services, threatening Virgin’s plans to... continue
Transit
Rail News
By Robert Jack
Virgin trains chief executive Tony Collins has rejected the suggestion that Virgin outsmarted the Department for Transport when its West Coast... continue
Transit
Rail News
Recognition of the Virgin Trains and Eurostar brands has grown over the past year, according to the UK’s 2008 top 500 ‘Business... continue
Transit
In brief
Virgin Trains is boosting its support of Fairtrade products. It was the First UK train operator to convert all its hot drinks to Fairtrade and now... continue
Transit
Letters to the Editor
Anthony Collins
I must take issue with your news article and comment piece (Transit, February 15) that suggest the Department for Transport has not negotiated a good... continue
Transit
Regular News
Train operators have backed a campaign by the All Party Parliamentary Sustainable Aviation Group to underline the environmental and productivity... continue
Transit
Business Monitor
PASSENGER rail operator West?Coast Trains returned to the black in the year to March 3 2007, according to its annual accounts, thanks in part to... continue
Categories: Intercity, Virgin, England
< | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | >