03 Feb 2020
Avanti West Coast model train set auctioned for children’s charity
Model train enthusiasts will have the chance to get their hands on history by bidding for the very first Hornby Avanti West Coast Pendolino.
08 Jan 2020
£642 deal to refurbish and maintain Avani West Coast Pendolinos
Britain’s most iconic train fleet is to undergo a major refurbishment that will create scores of high-skilled engineering jobs and secure hundreds more roles throughout the UK.
19 Dec 2019
North Wales welcomes Avanti West Coast
Avanti West Coast holds official launch event in Wrexham and announces package of improvements including new trains, more services, and improved compensation
09 Dec 2019
New era for rail services on the West Coast Main Line
Avanti West Coast officially takes over the operation of long-distance train services on the West Coast Main Line today (December 9, 2019), heralding a new era of intercity and future high-speed rail services in the UK.
06 Dec 2019
First Trenitalia chooses Hitachi Rail to build new InterCity trains for Avanti West Coast
First Trenitalia, whose new Avanti West Coast rail service starts on Sunday 8 December, has today awarded a contract worth more than £350m to Hitachi Rail to provide and maintain 23 new intercity trains (135 carriages), to be built at its County Durham factory.