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Avanti West Coast begins the UK’s biggest ever train fleet upgrade

The first Avanti West Coast Pendolino has entered Alstom's Widnes depot to mark the start of a £117m investment to refurbish and transform the UK's hardest working fleet. 

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I do, Choo Choo: Win a wedding onboard the Avanti West Coast Marriage Carriage

Avanti West Coast celebrates friends and family getting back together with the launch of a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Avanti West Coast signs up for Coventry 2021

Coventry City of Culture 2021 welcome onboard Avanti West Coast as Transport Partner. 

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Royal Scot train attempts London to Glasgow record

Record was missed by just 21 seconds following the collaborative efforts of Avanti West Coast and Network Rail.

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Avanti West Coast trials wayfinding technology to help customers navigate station

Trial of Waymap's digital technology helps customers self-navigate through station using their own device. 

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Avanti West Coast launch Standard Premium service

Avanti West Coast set to transform UK rail travel with launch of new Standard Premium class.

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Local artists invited to get onboard with mural at Wigan North Western station

Project by Avanti West Coast and Wigan Community Rail set to create large-scale artwork that celebrates Wigan.

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“At-Seat Order” rolled out across Avanti West Coast UK network

Customers in Standard can now have food and drink delivered to their seat.

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Dedicated social media community helps disabled people with rail travel in industry first from Avanti West Coast

Exclusive social media forum aims to build interactive online community for disabled people travelling on the West Coast Main Line. 

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Avanti West Coast employees star in exhibition recognising Railway Heroes

Four Avanti West Coast employees feature in National Railway Museum's exhibition, which recognises efforts during coronavirus crisis. 

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Avanti West Coast is named as one of the UK's top 10 Inclusive Employers

Train operator shortlisted in the prestigious LGBT Awards for its Live Proud initiative