Virgin Trains East Coast reaches latest milestone

8th Jun 2015
Virgin Trains East Coast reaches latest milestone

Virgin Trains East Coast has reached its 100th day operating long distance cross border rail services on the East Coast Main Line.

Since its launch on March 1st 2015, Virgin Trains East Coast has operated 13,834 services and carried more than 4.3 million customers. 

The company recently revealed plans for the future, including new ‘Super Express’ trains from 2018, new services from Sunderland in December 2015, and £140 million of investment to improve the customer experience.

David Horne, managing director at Virgin Trains East Coast, said: “It only seems a few weeks ago since we launched our new company at King’s Cross station, but time has certainly flown by.

“We’ve embarked on an amazing journey to transform the customer experience and have already achieved an enormous amount, with much still to do.

“We’re looking forward to launching many more new initiatives for our customers over the coming months.”

Virgin has seen numerous celebrities and famous people travel over the past three months including prime minister David Cameron, actor Benedict Cumberbatch and former X Factor Judge Nicole Scherzinger.



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