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Avanti West Coast - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Incident created
19/01/2021 05:14
Last updated
23/06/2021 04:30
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast services.

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West Coast;

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

The current timetable will remain in place until September and Avanti West Coast will continue to monitor and adjust if required, as guided by Government advice and passenger demand. The amended timetable for the coming weeks can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:


Seat reservations:

Avanti West Coast have reduced the number of available seats onboard their trains. Therefore, you are strongly advised to book a place on the train prior to travelling.

All advance tickets will come with a reservation. If you're booking a flexible ticket (off-peak or anytime) in advance, please request a reservation with it.

If you are a Season ticket holder, please book your place by emailing: [email protected].

Changing your travel plans:

Should you need to change your travel plans, you can click here to find out more about refunds and amendments.

Needing assistance for your journey:

Avanti West Coast are still assisting customers onboard and at stations with extra measures in place to ensure the safety of you and their teams.

Safer Travels Pledge:

More information about what is being done to make sure you can travel safely can be found here. 

Check before you travel:

Weekday timetables are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Friday 20 August.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Saturday 21 August onwards, please check back nearer the time. 

Weekend timetables are correct up to and including Sunday 1 August, if you are travelling on weekends after this date, please check back nearer the time. 

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.  

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