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  • Virgin Trains signs off in style with video featuring Mr Blobby

    Virgin Trains signs off in style with video featuring Mr Blobby

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    With the end of the Virgin Trains franchise taking place at 01:59am on December 8 after 22 years of running trains between London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh, they’re going out with a bang!

  • Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Trains name could disappear

    Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Trains name could disappear

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    Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson has expressed shock at the disqualification from bidding.

  • Abellio awarded East Midlands franchise – after DfT disqualifies Stagecoach

    Abellio awarded East Midlands franchise – after DfT disqualifies Stagecoach

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    A decision by the Department for Transport (DfT) to award the East Midlands rail franchise to Abellio in the face of the disqualification of incumbent Stagecoach could have far reaching effects on rail franchising. The decision could lead to the Virgin Trains name disappearing, company founder Sir Richard Branson has admitted. .@VirginTrains can’t accept a…

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