Virgin Trains release Wi-Fi on West Coast Main Line
Virgin Trains have teamed up with T-Mobile to be the latest train operator to offer wireless Internet onboard it's Pendolino trains that run the West Coast Main Line services. The service providers a broadband Internet connection throughout the entire journey, including all tunnel sections and is free to those travelling in first class.
Subscribers to T-Mobile's Hotspot service will be able to use the service as per any other Hotspot, and for those without a subscription, pay as you go options are available that offer access for fixed periods of time. Virgin plan to have upgraded its Super Voyager trains to support the Wi-Fi service from Summer 2009.