Virgin Radio: Back on track?

James Hanley

Travis, Mystery Jets, The Feeling and Gavin James played live at Virgin Radio’s triumphant relaunch on March 30 last year. Nothing unusual about that you might think - except that it took place on board a moving train.

“The Virgin corporate guys said, If there’s anything you need from us, just ask,” chuckles programme director Liam Thompson, speaking at the station’s Hatfield Studios base. “When I said, Can we have a train? They laughed, but I was like, No, really, ...

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