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Class 805 new livery

Livery for Avanti West Coast’s new fleet of trains revealed

First newly liveried Avanti West Coast Class 805 train set to start main line testing. 

National Rail Awards 2

Avanti West Coast’s Pendolino fleet upgrade reaches major milestone

The UK's largest ever train upgrade continues apace with the completion of the 35th, and last 11 carriage Pendolino.

Avanti West Coast's new Hitachi train (sets 805003 and 805001) on test in North Wales. Credit - Terry Eyres

Avanti West Coast’s new Hitachi train makes first test run to Chester and North Wales

Avanti West Coast’s new fleet marked a major milestone yesterday with its first journey to Chester and North Wales.

Innovation Awards 2023 - Pendolino Refurbishment Project

Pendolino refurbishment recognised at the 2023 Railway Innovation Awards

The UK's largest ever fleet upgrade picks up the Major Project of the Year award at the 2023 Railway Innovation Awards. 

Axminster Carpets - Team

Axminster Carpets deliver sustainable floor coverings for refurbished Pendolino fleet

Avanti West Coast's partnership with world renowned Axminster Carpets helps transform the interior of their iconic Pendolino trains. 

805001 - RIDC arrival

Start of dynamic testing marks another milestone for Avanti West Coast’s new fleet

The first of Avanti West Coast's fleet of new trains leaves Hitachi Rail's factory to begin a two month programme of dynamic testing. 

New Trains - Work in Progress-2

Start of testing marks major milestone for Avanti West Coast’s new fleet

Work progressing well on Avanti West Coast's new fleet of trains in readiness for entry into service in 2023.

Standard Class - Refurbished Pendolino

Refurbished Pendolinos return to the rails as part of UK’s biggest ever train upgrade

The first fully refurbished Avanti West Coast Pendolino enters service follow multi million pound upgrade. 

Trackathon 01

All aboard the “Trackathon” to find a name for new Avanti West Coast fleet

Avanti West Coast invites guests to join a 'Trackathon' to help come up with a name for its new fleet of Hitachi trains. 

Pete Waterman - 221142 and Nameplate

Railway memorabilia auction helps Railway Benefit Fund reach Christmas target

Pete Waterman issues thank you message to Avanti West Coast and Alstom after auction raises over £3,500 for Railway Benefit Fund.

Avanti West Coast  COP26 train shots (1)

Climate Train sets off to COP26

A special 'Climate Train' operated between the Netherlands and Scotland to mark COP26.