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New Virgin trains to be made in North East

The new Virgin Azuma trains are being made by Hitachi at their rail vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. This means the Virgin Trains fleet is being made on the East Coast for the East Coast. Karen Boswell, Managing Director of Hitachi Rail Europe, said: “Hitachi has a […]

The Flying Scotsman takes to the tracks

The Flying Scotsman is running again as shown in these incredibly stunning photos. The world famous locomotive the Flying Scotsman is travelling along the East Coast Main line from London’s King Cross to York today after a decade long renovation that coast £4.2m. The train departed King’s Cross Station at 7:40am […]

Virgin Trains go digital with new m-tickets

Virgin Trains are going digital with new m-tickets in a bid to end the orange paper train ticket. The train operator will make m-tickets available to Virgin customers travelling on all routes along the east and west coast mainlines. The bar-coded m-tickets, which customers download to their smartphones or other mobile […]