Media Room - Stay Up To Date

Our Media Room has the latest information & news on Avanti West Coast, from improvement plans & corporate events, to our charity work.

Media Room  

If you’re a journalist or researcher, here’s where you’ll find everything you need to know about Avanti West Coast. Stay in the loop with recent press releases, latest news and downloadable media. It’s regularly updated, so be sure to check back to see what’s new. 

Avanti West Coast Press Office

Press Contact

0845 000 3333

Media enquiries only.

Driving the West Coast forward

We are Avanti West Coast, operator of the UK’s West Coast Mainline service and a joint venture between FirstGroup and Trenitalia. 

We’re on a mission to revolutionise train travel, linking together the towns and major cities of the UK to create an iconic railway the country can be proud of. And we’re just getting started. 

We’ve got big plans for the West Coast Mainline, so hop aboard. 


Avanti West Coast​

Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
B2 4DN


Press Releases

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West Coast Partnership

The West Coast Partnership owned by First Trenitalia, a joint venture between FirstGroup and Trenitalia.

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What's In Store

As of December 8, 2019, Avanti West Coast have taken over the service from Virgin Trains.

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