Rail passengers on the east coast rail service can look forward to luxurious leather seating!
14th February 2017
A £40m upgrade of the entire Virgin Trains east coast fleet services between Lincoln and London King's Cross - will make travelling more comfortable for passengers.
Passengers can now look forward to luxurious leather seats and mood lighting in First Class and comfy red cloth seats in Standard as well as new carpets and stylish fittings throughout.
A total of 410 coach interiors have been revamped and 24,427 seats replaced, adding extra comfort for customers. Another £100m of investment is still to come that will be spent on stations and technology
David Horne, managing director at Virgin Trains on the east coast, said: "Since we launched services on the east coast in 2015 we have committed more than £40 million to improving our existing fleet, to give our customers the best possible experience when they travel with us.
"It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have completed our refurbishment programme, and passed another milestone on our journey towards totally transforming travel for our customers on the east coast."
Musician Myleene Klass brought a touch of class to celebrations at London King's Cross Station to mark the completion of Virgin Trains' 'total rehaul' of its east coast fleet. The classically trained pianist dazzled surprised commuters with a live performance on a baby grand piano before joining customers on board the inaugural journey of the final train to receive a stylish makeover.
"We're absolutely delighted that Myleene was able to join us for this special day and help make it even more memorable,2 added Mr Horne.
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