TROOPER ON THE TRAIN

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“Trooper” Iron Maiden’s beer is served on Virgin Trains that travel all around Great Britain and it looks like it’s the commuters’ favourite. “Based on the first week’s sales, Trooper is proving a big hit with customers,” says food and beverage manager at Virgin Trains, “Based on the first week’s sales, Trooper is proving a big hit with customers,” explained Julie Harper, food and beverage manager at Virgin Trains. “With the recent hot weather, it’s perfect for sipping at 125mph!” she adds.

Fans who share a selfie and tag #TrooperOnTheTrain whilst enjoying a drink onboard will also be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets and First Class rail travel to the band’s forthcoming show at the O2 Arena in London on Friday, August 10.

David Bremner, director of marketing at Robinsons Brewery, added: “It’s fantastic that Virgin Trains have chosen to stock Trooper. Our brewery is within sight of Stockport train station and I’m sure that both IRON MAIDEN fans and beer drinkers in general will be excited that our fantastic beer is available on board.

To celebrate the launch, Bruce Dickinson traveled up from London to Stockport in the cab of a Virgin Trains Pendolino, before heading on to the band’s show in Newcastle. Dickinson said: “I’m delighted that our fans will be able to share a Trooper or two together whilst travelling to and from IRON MAIDEN shows around the U.K. this summer.”

 
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