New accelerator programme Platform-X seeks innovators to help revolutionise train travel

London, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Sir Richard Branson is looking for the very best disruptive innovators to help transform the future of the railway with a new business accelerator programme – Platform-X. A joint venture between Virgin Trains on the East Coast and Virgin StartUp, Platform-X is designed to find the next generation… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains to hold quarterly prison recruitment events to help reduce reoffending

  Virgin Trains doubled expected number for recruiting former offenders Prison recruitment fairs to run quarterly across west coast route Virgin urges other employers to consider recruiting offenders LONDON, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is making prison recruitment fairs a regular part of its talent-hunting process. The London to Scotland operator is… Read the full press release

Virgin Galactic Breaks Speed Of Sound In First Rocket-Powered Flight Of SpaceShipTwo

Sir Richard Branson witnesses vehicle-proving milestone as company sets year-end goal for spaceflight MOJAVE, Calif. 2013-04-29 — / — Today, Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJS, completed the first rocket-powered flight of its space vehicle, SpaceShipTwo (SS2). The test, conducted by teams… Read the full press release