Say hello to BEAM, our free onboard entertainment service. Giving you access to hundreds of hours of the universe’s best films and TV box sets, from classics to cult viewing. We’ve also got TED Talks, loads of great reads, and games, all ready and waiting to be streamed direct to your device.

 Smartphones & tablets

For smartphones or tablets, download our handy BEAM app before you travel.


For laptops, all you need to do is head to once you’re onboard.

A whole world of entertainment

All you need to do is download the app before you board.

 Download on Google play

When we say free, we mean free

Wherever you’re sitting BEAM doesn’t cost a thing. In First Class or Standard, even though you’ll need to connect to virgintrainswifi you won’t ever have to buy Internet access or pay for content to enjoy it.

So, what's on?

If you’re on one of our Voyager trains BEAM has interesting weekly reads, glossy monthly mags, as well as a whole host of boredom-banishing games. On our Pendolinos you’ll have access to all of the above plus hundreds of hours of the best fresh-off-the-box-office movies and cult classics, TV box sets, and TED Talks.

Updated regularly to keep things fresh, all ready and waiting to be streamed direct to your device. Just try not to miss your stop.

Top questions

Is BEAM free?

Yes! Whether you’re in First Class or Standard, access to BEAM is totally free. You won’t have to ever pay for content or Internet to enjoy it.

Can I use BEAM on any device?

Pretty much! On devices like Android phones and laptops just connect to our onboard WiFi and head to On devices that use iOS (iPhones and iPads) you’ll definitely need our BEAM app. See our FAQs for a list of supported browsers and devices.

Can I use BEAM after getting off the train?

Nope, sorry. You can only watch BEAM when you’re onboard our trains, but if you haven’t finished what you’re watching, BEAM will remember where you got to (as long as you’re using the same device). Clever.