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Welsh Onboard Display

Diolch am deithio gyda Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast has introduced Welsh language announcements and information displays onboard its service to and from North Wales.

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Penrith station scoops Medium Station of the Year at National Rail Awards

Penrith station named Medium Station of the Year at National Rail Awards 2020

Avanti West Coast Coasting Pendolino

Avanti West Coast uses coasting to keep trains moving

Avanti West Coast runs Pendolino trains without power underneath damaged overhead wires to continue operating planned timetable. 

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Avanti West Coast gets behind Coventry Acts of Kindness

Avanti West Coast has partnered with the Heart of England Community Rail Partnership and Kaleidoscope Plus Group to launch 'Coventry Acts of Kindness', a scheme to encourage more people to return to rail safely.

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“At-Seat Order” catering service introduced by Avanti West Coast

Customers are set to benefit from a new service where they can have food and drink delivered to their seat.

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Avanti West Coast launches the UK’s first fully wrapped Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew

Avanti West Coast's Pendolino train wrapped in progressive pride flag launches on West Coast Main Line, celebrating the diversity of the communities it serves. 

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Avanti West Coast to run more services from September

Avanti West Coast restores a number of direct links to London as part of its September 7 timetable uplift. 

WCP Webinar

West Coast Partnership welcomes aspirations for rail’s role in the North West

Senior figures in the North of England and transport discuss rail's role in improving connectivity and generating economic growth at virtual roundtable event hosted by West Coast Partnership. 

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Avanti West Coast launches customised real-time journey updates onboard

New passenger information service offers Avanti West Coast customers real-time journey updates at their fingertips. 

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Avanti West Coast employee joins family and friends to sew for community during COVID-19 pandemic

Avanti West Coast employee puts sewing skills into practice to help NHS workers in Cumbria. 

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Voyager fleet upgraded by Avanti West Coast

Current fleet overhauled following a deal signed with Bombardier

Preston Train Manager Seamstress

Train manager uses seamstress skills to produce scrubs for NHS workers

Preston-based Train Manager revives skills from previous career to sew scrubs and accessories during COVID-19 pandemic