Virgin people

Virgin Trains team members offer their reflections on the past 22 years

Virgin Trains took great pride in its team. Its staff had the crucial role of ensuring customers had a great journey, and from the outset Virgin Trains took a different approach to its people development.

Driven by the culture of the Virgin brand, the company has welcomed staff from all kinds of backgrounds and nurtured their development in a way that has seen many climb the ladder to senior positions.

It’s the people who make the company – so here’s some reflections from a few of them which encapsulate that sentiment.


David has spent the last 19 years with Virgin Trains and describes his time as a marvellous experience. ‘Virgin Trains has been a great company to work for. It feels like we’re a family all together.’

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