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Ads We Like: Virgin Trains brainstorms perfect mode of transport - and guess what it is


By John McCarthy | Opinion editor

July 14, 2019 | 2 min read

Virgin Trains has launched an ad urging viewers to imagine the ideal form of travel - it then convincingly guides that thought process to the conclusion that it already exists, courtesy of the train company.

Ads We Like: Virgin Trains images the perfect mode of transport - and guess what it is

In 'Very Fast Chair' from Anomaly London, the company brainstorms the perfect way to travel. 'Imagine an impossible-sounding vehicle' it asks.

First comes a very fast chair, but with some imagination, that comes with food and entertainment with a special road and free wifi and service and a toilet. From a commuter's madcap, steampunk chariot comes a fast-moving Virgin Train.

The TV spot features a man traveling to Wigan, surprised by the sheer ease of the journey. The ad also ran in audio form.

The work was directed by Keith Schofield.

Virgin Trains: Very Fast Chair by Anomaly

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Overall Rating 5/5

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