Virgin Trains Information

Find out what happened to Virgin Trains and what you need to do continue travelling.

What happened to Virgin Trains?

Avanti West Coast takes over from Virgin Trains at 0200 on 8 December 2019 as the new operator on the West Coast Main Line. Avanti West Coast is part of the West Coast Partnership Franchise which is owned by FirstGroup and Trenitalia. You’ll see familiar faces on your West Coast trains, because we have the same great staff staying on board. It means we can start delivering quality service from the word ‘go’.


What's In Store

As of December 8, 2019, Avanti West Coast have taken over the service from Virgin Trains.

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