The train operator has announced that all 56 of its West Coast route Pendolino
trains are having a refit, which will vastly improve the on-board equipment, and allow free wi-fi to be extended to all customers.
The route taken by the west coast mainline sees a large number of these One of Virgin's Pendolino
trains 'not-spots' as trains pass through cuttings and tunnels, and where there is no mobile phone coverage there is also no wi-fi available.
All 56 Pendolino
trains will undergo a refit which will vastly improve the on-board equipment, and allow free WiFi to be extended to all Pendolino
In year one the Alstom Academy for Rail will train 20 apprentices, 5 of whom have been taken on to help repaint the iconic Pendolino
trains right here in Widnes.
Virgin Trains' station manager for Liverpool Lime Street, Arif Mahmood, said: "The response has been overwhelming and there's some really great suggestions which we'd be proud to see on one of our Pendolino
The Virgin Trains Pendolino
is only the fourth in the operator's fleet to be named after an individual.
I understand it's only the fourth time Virgin Trains has named one of its Pendolino
trains in honour of an individual so I do appreciate what a privilege this is.
train will The Pendolino
train will be at Coventry station on be at Coventry station on Wednesday to help launch the countdown to the big night on Friday, March 20, which will celebrate the most inspiring people across our region - as ple across our region - as nominated by Coventry Telegraph readers.
In addition we are effectively paying for new rolling stock, for example the Government, that is, you and I, bought the Pendolino
trains for Virgin.
Two standard carriages will be added to each of its 31 Pendolino
trains, adding 150 extra seats to the 294 currently on each of these trains.
tilting train could soon be running on the London to Scotland East Coast main line, it has been announced.
He was onboard a Virgin Pendolino
train to launch Alstom's new pit stop approach to train maintenance at Wembley depot in North London.