Centred around the West Coast Mainline
See also Virgin Trains East Coast
Train operator website www.virgintrains.co.uk
for booking tickets, checking train times, route planning and hopefully no complaints procedure to follow up! I have to say that most of my experience with Virgin Trains has been good and the staff courteous, friendly and helpful.
Virgin Trains is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Richard Branson's Virgin Group and the bus and rail transport company Stagecoach. It has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise for many years and Virgin Trains operate long-distance express passenger services on the West Coast Main Line between London Euston Station, to the West Midlands, North West England, North Wales and Scotland. In doing so Virgin's train service connects the major cities of London to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Glasgow
A Class 390 (left EMU 390112) with a Virgin train service from London Euston to Glasgow Central passing a Class 221 EMU with a Virgin train service from Edinburgh to London Euston at Wigan NW.
Virgin EMU express passenger train in Manchester Piccadilly Station - Virgin Train to London Euston or Birmingham New Street
Class 390 EMU at Wigan NW with Virgin trains service from Glasgow Central to London Euston.
Express Passenger Virgin Train at Carlisle Citadel station with a Glasgow - London express train.
Virgin Trains use Class 390 Pendolino 'tilting' trains High speed electrical multiple-units on the West Coast Mainline
A very sleek express electric multiple unit train running on the West Coast mainline
Virgin Trains London and West Midlands-North West to Scotland stations; Virgin Trains operate direct express passenger services to/from London Euston, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Rugby, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Preston, Lancaster, Oxenholme Lake District, Penrith North Lakes, Carlisle, Lockerbie, Motherwell, Glasgow Central, Haymarket, Edinburgh stations
Virgin Train coming into Liverpool Lime Street Station with an express train from London Euston station
Virgin Trains London-Manchester & Liverpool via Stoke-on-Trent or Crewe stations: Virgin Trains operate direct express passenger services to/from London Euston, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Rugby, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield, Crewe, Wilmslow, Stockport, Manchester Piccadilly, Runcorn, Liverpool Lime Street stations
Express passenger Virgin train in London Euston Station
Virgin Trains from London to the West Midlands-North Wales stations: Virgin trains operate direct express passenger services to/from London Euston, Milton Keynes Central, Crewe, Chester, Flint, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno Junction, Bangor (Gwynedd), Holyhead stations
Above & below: Virgin express passenger trains approaching Nuneaton station at high speed with a train from London Euston station to the North of England ...
... and Virgin trains don't often stop at Nuneaton station ...
... so stand well back behind the yellow line!!!
Virgin Trains operate direct express passenger services to/from London Euston, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Northampton, Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Sandwell & Dudley, Wolverhampton stations
Two Virgin Trains high speed EMUs Class 390 sets pass each other at Carlisle station
Virgin Trains High speed Class 221 DMU set with a Glasgow to Birmingham train
Virgin trains express Pendolino train from Glasgow to Euston stopping at Lancaster station on its way north on the West Coast Mainline.
Class 390 Pendolino Virgin service from Glasgow to London Euston, here stopping at Lancaster station on its way south on the West Coast Main Line.
Virgin Trains express EMU Glasgow to London train entering Carlisle station
Virgin Trains express DMU Class 221 train at Crewe station with a service to London Euston.
Class 390 Virgin Trains at Crewe station
above and below Pendolino at Crewe station with a Virgin Trains service to Liverpool
Virgin trains passing at Wigan North Western with Glasgow Central to London Euston (right), and on the left a Virgin train service from London Euston to Glasgow Central.
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Good trainspotting 'TRAINSPOTS' Good trainspotting and photographic locations Barnetby Station, North Lincolnshire * Carlisle Station * Clapham Junction Station, London * Colton Junction, south of York * Crewe Station * Doncaster Station, South Yorkshire * Hellifield station - Carlisle to Settle line * Lancaster station * Newcastle Station * Northallerton Station * Nuneaton Station * Sheffield Station * Stratford Station, East London * Warrington Bank Quay station * Wigan North Western - WCML * York Station
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