Virgin Trains pulls TV ad campaign

London -- Virgin Trains is delaying the launch of its spring ad campaign following the fatal derailment of one of its trains last Friday.

Virgin Trains ad... delayed
Virgin Trains ad... delayed
The TV campaign, which was due to break today, is now expected to launch in two weeks' time.
The work, created by Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, uses factual evidence to push the benefits of Virgin Trains. It proudly states that “Pendelino trains emit 76 per cent less CO2 than cars or domestic flights”, and also highlights the merits of cheaper fares with advanced booking. There are three 20-second ads in total.
The campaign is typographically driven and uses a three-colour scheme of red, black and white. It closes with the strapline: “love every second”.

Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to campaignlive.co.uk plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content

Share

1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).