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Avanti West Coast Pendolino

Industry collaborates to deliver more Avanti West Coast services during upgrade works

Avanti West Coast joins industry partners to make short-term timetable changes that provide more services during upgrade works.

Pride Train - Realtime Trains

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. 

Fabrication overview

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. 

Avanti West Coast Train Surfing Cat 1

Cat-astrophe avoided as feline rescued from roof of Avanti West Coast train

Curious cat sat on roof of Avanti West Coast train escapes danger by a whisker.

Bombardier-72

Upgrade to Avanti West Coast Voyager fleet now complete

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

Pride Train Progress 2

Avanti West Coast announces the name of its new Pride Train - Progress

Progress announced as the name of Avanti West Coast's Pride Train on national 'Coming Out Day'. 

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. 

Track My Train 1

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. 

Southampton Docks - Leading vehicle

Ship to shore for Avanti West Coast’s new fleet of trains

The first body shells for Avanti West Coast's new fleet of trains have arrived in the UK. Full assembly will start at Hitachi Rail's Newton Aycliffe plant later in the year. 

Safe travels & face covering Pendolino 2

Pendolino wears a face covering to promote new guidance

Iconic Avanti West Coast train adorned with face covering to remind customers how to stay safe. 

Zoono Z-71 1

Avanti West Coast trials powerful sanitiser to protect customers and employees

Sanitiser trialled onboard as part of extra protective measures.