Avanti West Coast

Avanti’s first ‘805’ starts static testing

First bi-mode Class 805s due to enter service from 2023.

Everybody out? RMT plans three days of strikes

The RMT has announced three days of strikes in June in a dispute over pay and job security

Staff at 13 TOCs and NR vote overwhelmingly for strikes

Rail staff vote to strike over pay and concerns over cuts: open access and freight operators not balloted.

First refurbished ‘390’ enters traffic

The first refurbished Class 390 is now in passenger traffic.

NR warned FA about WCML works in 2019

Despite criticism of a clash of WCML engineering works with FA Cup semi-finals, NR warned the FA about them in November 2019.

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Avanti West Coast looks to recovery


The West Coast operator is optimistic passengers will return, as its MD PHIL WHITTINGHAM and Operations Director NICK WESTCOTT tell PHILIP SHERRATT

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My Railway Life: Power to the people


Avanti West Coast’s Employee Director LIZZIE POWER...