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Avanti West Coast makes young rail enthusiast’s day

A passionate young rail enthusiast gets to spend an afternoon with Avanti West Coast at Stafford Station, and try his hand at making an announcement over the tannoy. 

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Avanti West Coast to transform Motherwell services with major timetable boost

Avanti West Coast set to deliver most significant increase in cross-border rail services for Motherwell in decades, following approval of plans for major timetable boost.

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Avanti West Coast invests in its communities with launch of £2.2m fund

Avanti West Coast launches fund to help bring community projects to life and deliver improvements across its route.

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Stockport station team take on fundraising challenge for local cause

Avanti West Coast team at Stockport take part in fundraiser to help local project that supports people who have survived a suicide attempt

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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'. 

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Macclesfield’s heritage celebrated with artwork at station

Bespoke artwork goes on display at Macclesfield station to celebrate town's heritage.  

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Diolch am deithio gyda Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast has introduced Welsh language announcements and information displays onboard its service to and from North Wales.

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Penrith station scoops Medium Station of the Year at National Rail Awards

Penrith station named Medium Station of the Year at National Rail Awards 2020

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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. 

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Avanti West Coast gets behind Coventry Acts of Kindness

Avanti West Coast has partnered with the Heart of England Community Rail Partnership and Kaleidoscope Plus Group to launch 'Coventry Acts of Kindness', a scheme to encourage more people to return to rail safely.

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“At-Seat Order” catering service introduced by Avanti West Coast

Customers are set to benefit from a new service where they can have food and drink delivered to their seat.

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Avanti West Coast launches the UK’s first fully wrapped Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew

Avanti West Coast's Pendolino train wrapped in progressive pride flag launches on West Coast Main Line, celebrating the diversity of the communities it serves.