PNE sign new Virgin Trains deal

Virgin Trains sponsored PNE's shirts for two seasons and are now their official travel partner

Virgin Trains sponsored PNE's shirts for two seasons and are now their official travel partner

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Preston North End have announced Virgin Trains as their official travel partner for the 2016/17 season.

As a result, PNE season ticket holders will get a 25% discount on Virgin Trains advance off-peak fares on the West Coast line.

Virgin Trains are to operate an exclusive charter train to a North End game this season, with details announced later in the year.

For the last two seasons, Virgin Trains sponsored Preston’s shirts, with 888sport having taking over for this season.

A North End spokesman said: “We are delighted that Virgin Trains have agreed to retain their relationship with us for the benefit of our fans.

“The last two seasons have been a highly successful with thousands of supporters taking advantage of this offer and no doubt many more will do so again going forward. Virgin Trains has been an exceptional partner and therefore being able to maintain a deal is positive for both parties.”

Anna Doran, general manager at Virgin Trains on the West Coast said: “We are delighted to be continuing our support of Preston North End for a third season.

“As official travel partner of the club we’re proud to be playing our part in getting fans to and from the matches with an exclusive travel discount.

“We will also be working with PNE on a number of exciting initiatives. We can’t wait for the new season to start and will be backing PNE in their first match of the season against Reading.”