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Tickets are available for weekend travel up to and including Sunday 02 April 2017

Tickets are also available up to and including Friday 30 June 2017 for weekday travelTake a closer look at availability and exclusions

Timetable Changes Friday, 20 January

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09.52 from Aberdeen will be a T-Total train until Newcastle

The 09:52 service from Aberdeen to London King's Cross, on Fridays only, will be an alcohol free train until Newcastle. You will not be able to bring alcohol in any form, onto the train, or consume it whilst on board. This policy has been put in place to ensure that all of our customers can enjoy a more pleasant journey.

Virgin Trains East Coast have prohibited the possession of intoxicating liquor from the above mentioned train service.

It is an offence under Byelaw 4(2) of the Railway Byelaws, for any person travelling on the services listed above to be in possession of intoxicating liquor or to attempt to enter any of the above trains with intoxicating liquor.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

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Virgin Trains marks one year anniversary of its Sunderland service


A name plate has been presented by Virgin Trains to mark the one year anniversary of its services from Sunderland to the capital along the east coast.

Virgin trains made from 2,000 presents given away to Christmas travellers


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