Virgin Trains calls for airline-style fares and seating for all

Unions say proposal is a ‘recipe for chaos’ and a ‘mirror of the deregulated bus market’Virgin Trains has called for a new national rail ticketing system with airline-style fares and reserved seats for every passenger on long distance services, ending …

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Exit of Virgin Trains leaves behind a muddle over pension liabilities | Nils Pratley

Ministers should have been much clearer about who was on the hook for a £6bn deficitThe disappearance of Virgin Trains from the UK’s railways isn’t a cause for national mourning, however much Sir Richard Branson might wish otherwise. He had a very prof…

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