Say hello to BEAM, our free onboard entertainment service. Giving you access to hundreds of hours of the universe’s best TV and movies, from classics to cult viewing. We’ve also got newspapers, magazines, and games, all ready and waiting to be streamed direct to your device.

 Smartphones & tablets

For smartphones or tablets, download our handy BEAM app or visit


For laptops, all you need to do is head to once you’re onboard.
BEAM available on most devices

A whole world of entertainment

BEAM is updated daily with fresh news, your favourite shows and more.

 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 to stay up to date.

So, what's on?

If you’re on one of our Voyager trains BEAM has daily news, weekly reads, glossy monthly mags, and 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, and all your TV favourites.

Updated daily 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.