Early years’ excitement

Senior figures reflect on the birth and infancy of Virgin Trains

Where it all began: Virgin Trains launch day special on arrival at Manchester Piccadilly.
STEVEN KNIGHT

VIRGIN MEETS THE RAILWAYS

Will Whitehorn joined Virgin Group in 1987 and served as Group Public Relations Manager and as Brand Development and Corporate Affairs Director. He is often described as ‘The man who led Virgin’s move into trains’.

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