Tag: Virgin Trains

Direct rail connection to London will disappoint without significant investment

Virgin’s first direct train from Shropshire to London rolled out of Shrewsbury station on Monday, marking a return of the first direct rail route from Shropshire to the capital since Wrexham & Shropshire folded in 2011. A direct train to London should be

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Direct London rail route abandoned

Virgin Trains have postponed the launch of their direct rail connection to London because it isn’t viable. Virgin had only been able to secure a once a day off-peak service because the Department of Transport and Office of Rail Regulation

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Shropshire to get off peak direct rail service to London

The announcement that a direct rail route between Shropshire and London is to be restarted next year is very welcome but there is more to be done to ensure we receive an adequate service. Virgin Trains have come to an

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