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Avanti West Coast implements menu changes after E.Coli outbreak

An Avanti West Coast train The train company that provided food as part of meals that contributed significantly to the E.Coli outbreak in December has been forced to make changes to its menus.  Avanti West […]

2 weeks ago
Avanti West Coast issues travel advice ahead of strikes affecting Preston station

Preston Railway Station. Pic: Blog Preston Avanti West Coast has issued travel advice ahead of strikes which will affect Preston Railway Station. Customers have been told to not travel on Saturday 3 February, 2024 as there will […]

3 months ago
Avanti West Coast issues do not travel alert for journeys north of Preston amid Storm Gerrit flooding

Preston Railway Station on December 27 People intending to head north from Preston have been warned not to travel today amid disruption caused by the weather brought by Storm Gerrit. Preston, and most of the UK, […]

4 months ago
Avanti West Coasts scraps peak time restrictions for festive travel

Avanti West Coast worker wearing Christmas hat Avanti West Coast is removing all peak time restrictions over the festive season. From today (Friday 22 December) until Sunday 7 January, the West Coast Main Line operator will be […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Calls for critical review of Avanti and first class travel ban amid failing services

Setting sun over Preston Railway Station pic: Tony Worrall There are new calls for a critical review and to scrap first class seats on one of one of the country’s busiest rail routes. Avanti has been operating the West […]

4 months ago
Preston’s week in the BBC Breakfast spotlight with Dan Snow and railway chaos

Dan Snow was on BBC Breakfast and gave insight into Preston's important role down the centuries Pic: BBC Breakfast Preston has been experiencing its place in the BBC Breakfast spotlight this week. The city first appeared after being the subject of hundreds of people becoming stuck at Preston Station […]

7 months ago
Mick’s Hut to the rescue after train cancellations leave 50 Glaswegian schoolchildren stranded in Preston

Mick's Hut Pic: Google Mick’s Hut has become an unlikely hero to 50 Glaswegian schoolchildren and their teachers. The city centre takeaway provided cut-price chips to the contingent from Greenfaulds High School after they […]

7 months ago
Avanti West Coast worker helps highlight early menopause

Hellen Briscoe has been working to raise the menopause amongst Avanti workers Pic: Avanti West Coast A Preston woman has been helping her colleagues talk openly about the menopause. Hellen Briscoe was diagnosed with perimenopause at the age of 37 and approached Avanti West Coast about […]

9 months ago
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