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Royal Scot arrives at Glasgow-2

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 launch Standard Premium service

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

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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 

Bob Bigsby's last day at Euston

Bob signals the end of 54 years on the railway

Avanti West Coast Service Manager Bob Bigsby bids farewell to colleagues.

Managing Director of Avanti West Coast, Phil Whittingham,  at the Stakeholder Conference

West Coast Partnership holds first ever Stakeholder Conference

Rail leaders and politicians gather to discuss the future aspirations of the industry.

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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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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.