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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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“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 customers to benefit from partnership with live journey website

Avanti West Coast partners with Realtime Trains to provide additional handy information to help customers plan ahead. 

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Avanti West Coast trainee driver encourages more women to follow her career path

To mark International Women's Day, trainee driver Chloe McKinlay hopes her positive experience will give others women confidence.

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Work begins on Avanti West Coast’s new fleet of trains

New British built Avanti West Coast trains take shape at Hitachi Rail's factory following significant investment in welding facilities. 

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Avanti West Coast launch smartcard

Scheme launched to ease journeys and ensure less waste.

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Avanti West Coast partners with charities and organisations to distribute surplus food

Avanti West Coast supports charities, food banks and organisations local to its route with donations of surplus food.

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Industry collaborates to operate temporary timetable during essential repairs

Extra stops added to Avanti West Coast services along Trent Valley following damage to track caused by landslip.

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Upgrade to Avanti West Coast Voyager fleet now complete

Avanti West Coast partner with Bombardier to complete refresh of entire Voyager fleet 

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Avanti West Coast gives customers option to donate Delay Repay compensation to charity

Customers eligible for Delay Repay can now donate their compensation to Avanti West Coast's charity partner, Action for Children.