Strike action travel information

We will continue to update this page as and when we receive more information on upcoming strikes.

Last updated: 30/06/2022

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Strike action by the RMT union on Tuesday 21, Thursday 23 and Saturday 25 June has now ended. Our services and timetables are expected to run as normal. We will continue to update this page with the latest travel information around strike action if further strikes are announced.

Check before you travel

Please use the links below to view the latest travel information to help you plan ahead when travelling.




Claim a full refund

Customers with existing tickets for travel from Tuesday 21 June to Sunday 26 June who no longer wish to travel can claim a full refund with no admin fees from their point of purchase.

If you bought your ticket from the Avanti West Coast website or app, simply fill in this form within 28 days of your scheduled journey date, being sure to include your booking reference and/or a copy of your ticket. You will get a full refund with no admin fee.

If you bought your ticket from another retailer’s app or website, such as Trainline, please visit their website to request your refund.

If you bought your ticket from a station, head back there with your ticket for a full refund with no admin fee.


General strike FAQs

I had a First Class ticket for travel on a strike day. Will I be compensated?

I’m a Season ticket holder – how will I be compensated?

I didn’t use my ticket dated 21 to 26 June – how do I get a refund?